The Top 3 Space Shuttle Destinations (with 30th Anniversary Photo Gallery)

NASA will announce the final resting place of the four remaining Space Shuttles on Tuesday at 1pm ET. Here are the institutions most likely to win them, along with some amazing photos of Shuttles in action.
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Rise of the Independence at Space Center Houston

As hundreds of onlookers watched, the 171,860 pound (86 ton) space shuttle Independence replica gently rose off its mobile transporter and onto the the NASA905 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.
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Space Shuttle Discovery while being prepped for display at the Smithsonian. (Photo by Suresh Attapatu)

Photos: Inside the Mummification of Space Shuttle Discovery

An exclusive look at the preparation of Space Shuttle Discovery as it becomes a shell of its former self before moving to the Smithsonian.
by Suresh Atapattu
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Photos: On the Flight Deck of Space Shuttle Atlantis

Take a tour inside the cockpit of Space Shuttle Atlantis as the avionics are powered on one final time before being decommissioned and put on display at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
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NASA and FAA Agree to Jointly Regulate Human Commercial Spaceflight

The US Federal Aviation Administration and National Aeronautics and Space Administration have reached a landmark agreement that will allow the two agencies to set regulations for the burgeoning commercial space industry.
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