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Post-script: A farewell to Discovery

Photo by Stephen TrimbleWatching the Discovery riding piggy-back aboard an equally ancient 747 over the Potomac River this morning was moving, especially after it was gone. It felt like seeing the last of something. NASA's space shuttle came from the...
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Space Shuttle Discovery Hits Retirement

Technology : Walyou (3 years ago)

The NASA Space Shuttle Discovery is hitching a ride on a Boeing 747 for its final flight to its retirement destination in the Nation’s capital. NASA space shuttle Discovery has traveled over 235 million kilometers throughout space, ... Read Post

Visiting the Space Shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center

Transportation / Commercial Aviation : Airline Reporter (2 years ago)

The Shuttle Endeavour rides to Los Angeles about a specially modified NASA 747 – Photo: Kevin Epstein – Aviation Photographic When the final shuttle mission was flown by Atlantis, on July 8th 2011, the end of the NASA space shuttle ... Read Post

SPOTTED: Discovery's last ride ... right over our office!

Transportation / Commercial Aviation : FlightBlogger (3 years ago)

Photo by Stephen TrimbleAs seen over the Alexandria (Virginia) waterfront about 15 minutes ago...Space Shuttle Discovery atop the Boeing 747 shuttle carrier aircraft on its final flight to Washington-Dulles, where it will join the c... Read Post

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