A dramatic image of the shuttle flying over the Washington Monument gets the Instagram treatment.
It wasn't an everyday sight. Hitched to the back of a NASA 747 jumbo jet, the Shuttle Discovery today made its final flight, headed from Florida's Kennedy Space Center to Dulles International Airport en route to its new home at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F.
The Space Shuttle Discovery got flown to Washington, D.C. today, on the back of a 747 jumbo jet. Regular folks are snapping some terrific photos as Discovery makes its way to the Smithsonian. Here's a sampling, via Flickr. More »
On its final flight, the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft that bore Space Shuttle Discovery took the liberty of buzzing Capitol Hill and NASA was there to preserve the moment—then apply a filter and post it on the Internets. More »
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, ...
The Space Shuttle Discovery hitched a ride today on NASA's 747 to National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. It's yet another period at the end of the melancholy final paragraph of the Space Shuttle program. So long, Discover...