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Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
<> on April 17, 2012 in Dulles, Virginia.
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
<> on April 17, 2012 in Dulles, Virginia.
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
<> on April 17, 2012 in Dulles, Virginia.
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
The space shuttle Discovery is teathered to the back of a modified 747 jumbo jet as it passes over the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center April 17, 2012 in Chantilly, Virginia. Hundredes of people arrived early in the morning to watch the arrival of the shuttle from the parking lot of the center. The oldest and most traveled vehicle in NASA's space shuttle program, Discovery will be placed on permanent display at the museum.
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
<> on April 17, 2012 in Dulles, Virginia.
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 17: Space Shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies by the Washington Monument during a flyover of the nation's capital on its final trip to its retirement place April 17, 2012 in Washington, DC. The longest-serving orbiter in the space shuttle fleet was flown from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Washington, DC area to be transferred to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and will be placed on display in the museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
<> on April 17, 2012 in Dulles, Virginia.
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 17: Space Shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies by the Washington Monument during a flyover of the nation's capital on its final trip to its retirement place April 17, 2012 in Washington, DC. The longest-serving orbiter in the space shuttle fleet was flown from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Washington, DC area to be transferred to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and will be placed on display in the museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
<> on April 17, 2012 in Dulles, Virginia.
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 17: Space Shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies by the Washington Monument during a flyover of the nation's capital on its final trip to its retirement place April 17, 2012 in Washington, DC. The longest-serving orbiter in the space shuttle fleet was flown from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Washington, DC area to be transferred to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and will be placed on display in the museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
The space shuttle Discovery is teathered to the back of a modified 747 jumbo jet as it passes over the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center April 17, 2012 in Chantilly, Virginia. Hundredes of people arrived early in the morning to watch the arrival of the shuttle from the parking lot of the center. The oldest and most traveled vehicle in NASA's space shuttle program, Discovery will be placed on permanent display at the museum.
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
ARLINGTON, VA - APRIL 17: The space shuttle Discovery rides atop a Boeing 747 as it flies past Washington, on April 17, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. The retired shuttle was traveling to the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, where is will go on display. This photograph was taken at the Top of the Town in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
CHANTILLY, VA - APRIL 17: The space shuttle Discovery is teathered to the back of a modified 747 jumbo jet as it passes over the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center April 17, 2012 in Chantilly, Virginia. Hundredes of people arrived early in the morning to watch the arrival of the shuttle from the parking lot of the center. The oldest and most traveled vehicle in NASA's space shuttle program, Discovery will be placed on permanent display at the museum. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
The space shuttle Discovery is teathered to the back of a modified 747 jumbo jet as it passes over the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center April 17, 2012 in Chantilly, Virginia. Hundredes of people arrived early in the morning to watch the arrival of the shuttle from the parking lot of the center. The oldest and most traveled vehicle in NASA's space shuttle program, Discovery will be placed on permanent display at the museum.
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, lands at Washington Dulles International Airport during the final trip to its retirement place April 17, 2012 in Chantilly, Virginia. The longest-serving orbiter in the space shuttle fleet was flown from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Washington, DC, area to be transferred to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and will be placed on display in the museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, lands at Washington Dulles International Airport during the final trip to its retirement place April 17, 2012 in Chantilly, Virginia. The longest-serving orbiter in the space shuttle fleet was flown from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Washington, DC, area to be transferred to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and will be placed on display in the museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
The Space Shuttle Discovery is seen atop
The Space Shuttle Discovery is seen atop
The Space Shuttle Discovery is seen atop NASA's Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft as it lands at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012. The shuttle is on its way to its new permanent display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. AFP PHOTO/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, lands at Washington Dulles International Airport during the final trip to its retirement place April 17, 2012 in Chantilly, Virginia. The longest-serving orbiter in the space shuttle fleet was flown from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Washington, DC, area to be transferred to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and will be placed on display in the museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian
Space Shuttle Discovery, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, lands at Washington Dulles International Airport during the final trip to its retirement place April 17, 2012 in Chantilly, Virginia. The longest-serving orbiter in the space shuttle fleet was flown from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Washington, DC, area to be transferred to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and will be placed on display in the museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
US space shuttle Discovery sitting atop
US space shuttle Discovery sitting atop
US space shuttle Discovery sitting atop NASA's 747 shuttle carrier aircraft flies past the Washington Monument in Washington,DC on April 17, 2012 as it arrives from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to be displayed at the National Air and Space museum near the US capital. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
The Space Shuttle Discovery, aboard a sp
The Space Shuttle Discovery, aboard a sp
The Space Shuttle Discovery, aboard a specially modified NASA Boeing 747, flies over the Washington, DC, April 17, 2012, as seen from Arlington, Virginia. NASA is transferring the Shuttle, which completed 39 missions and spent 365 days in space, to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles Airport in Virginia. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
The Space Shuttle Discovery, aboard a sp
The Space Shuttle Discovery, aboard a sp
The Space Shuttle Discovery, aboard a specially modified NASA Boeing 747, flies over the Washington, DC, April 17, 2012, as seen from Arlington, Virginia. NASA is transferring the Shuttle, which completed 39 missions and spent 365 days in space, to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles Airport in Virginia. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
The Space Shuttle Discovery, aboard a sp
The Space Shuttle Discovery, aboard a sp
The Space Shuttle Discovery, aboard a specially modified NASA Boeing 747, flies over the Washington, DC, April 17, 2012, as seen from Arlington, Virginia. NASA is transferring the Shuttle, which completed 39 missions and spent 365 days in space, to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles Airport in Virginia. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
The Space Shuttle Discovery, aboard a sp
The Space Shuttle Discovery, aboard a sp
The Space Shuttle Discovery, aboard a specially modified NASA Boeing 747, flies over the Washington, DC, April 17, 2012, as seen from Arlington, Virginia. NASA is transferring the Shuttle, which completed 39 missions and spent 365 days in space, to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles Airport in Virginia. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
The Space Shuttle Discovery is seen atop
The Space Shuttle Discovery is seen atop
The Space Shuttle Discovery is seen atop NASA's Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft(SCA) on a fly-over at Washington, Dulles International Airport April 17, 2012. The shuttle is on it's way to it's new permanent display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
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