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Fraser
2012-Apr-09, 06:30 PM
The now-retired space shuttle orbiters will soon be heading to their new museum homes. April 17, 2012 is the current date planned for a modified Boeing 747 to give a piggyback ride to shuttle Discovery to bring it from Kennedy Space Center to Washington Dulles International Airport, where it will then be towed to the [...]

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ravens_cry
2012-Apr-09, 09:08 PM
Last flight of legends. A lot lower, a lot slower, but in their day they did things nothing else could, that nothing else can.
Heck of a run, they did us proud.

KaiYeves
2012-Apr-09, 11:57 PM
I am kicking myself for not having the chance to be in NYC when Enterprise arrives. Don't get me wrong, Boston is a great city, and I love my college, but...