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Space Shuttle Discovery flying 1,500 feet above Washington tomorrow

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gearlog

After travelling 142,917,535 miles, orbiting the planet 5,628 times and 39 flights, the space shuttle Discovery is taking one last trip to its permanent home at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Washington D.C. tomorrow. Being transported atop NASA’s specially outfitted 747 carrier, the famous space vehicle [...]
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