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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the space shuttle Discovery! The new addition to the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum collection will be making a grand entrance over Washington this morning en route to its new home at the Udvar-Hazy Center. Look to the skies at 10 a.m. for a glimpse.
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Getting to the Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy location will be easier, thanks to the Silver Line. [ more › ] Read Post
Big news for all you space nerds: as we noted last year, the space shuttle Discovery will join the Smithsonian's collection in April. But even better, the AP reports today that NASA got the permits to fly a 747 with the shuttle stra... Read Post
Space shuttle Discovery is preparing to move into its new home at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum annex in northern Virginia. Thursday morning, the world’s most traveled spaceship will be lifted off its Boeing 747 ca... Read Post