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Photo shows Space Shuttle Enterprise's failed protective bubble and broken tail, the only yet-known damage the aircraft received.
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Space Shuttle Enterprise Damaged During Hurricane Sandy

Posted October 31, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

The bubble meant to protect Space Shuttle Enterprise from a hurricane failed due to loss of power, damaging the spacecraft’s tail.

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Up close with Enterprise. (Photo by Matt Molnar)
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Space Shuttle Enterprise Debuts at Intrepid Museum

Posted July 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Space Shuttle Enterprise has debuted at New York’s Intrepid Museum on Thursday after a long, somewhat tumultuous journey from Washington DC.






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Enterprise's left wingtip hits a bridge abutment. (Photo by Manny Gonzalez)
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Closeup Photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise Hitting a Bridge Abutment

Posted June 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Space Shuttle Enterprise finished its barge ride a little worse for wear on Sunday, with its right wingtip smashing into wooden pilings as it made its way between two bridge support structures.






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Enterprise meets a rainbow in New York Harbor. (Photo by Wavefront)
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48 Amazing Photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise Sailing Into New York Harbor

Posted June 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The journey of Space Shuttle Enterprise to the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum in New York City completed its second leg on Sunday, as the retired — now on a barge — made its way from John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens to a shipyard in New Jersey.






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Enterprise meets a rainbow in New York Harbor. (Photo by Wavefront)
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48 Photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise Sailing Into New York Harbor

Posted June 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The journey of Space Shuttle Enterprise to the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum in New York City completed its second leg on Sunday, as the retired — now on a barge — made its way from John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens to a shipyard in New Jersey. After being transferred to a […]

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Shuttle Enterprise is on the move early Friday morning.
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Full Schedule: Space Shuttle Enterprise On the Move from JFK to Intrepid

Posted June 1, 2012 by NYCA Admin

With its move across Kennedy Airport Friday morning, Space Shuttle Enterprise has begun the final leg of its journey to the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum in New York, a leg which will take several days.






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43 Photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise Being Removed from 747 Carrier Aircraft

Posted May 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

As Saturday night turned into Sunday morning, Space Shuttle Enterprise moved one step closer to its new home at New York’s Intrepid Museum, as it was lifted off the back of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft 747.






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In preparation for its flight to New York, Space Shuttle Enterprise is mounted to the top of the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at Dulles Airport early Friday morning. (Photo by NASA/Bill Ingals)
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Will Intrepid Love and Honor Space Shuttle Enterprise?

Posted May 2, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Our ups, downs and more downs in dealing with the Intrepid Museum, including aircraft abuse and putting profit over enthusiasm.






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(Photo by NASA/Robert Markowitz)
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Photos: Hey, Remember When the Space Shuttle Flew Over New York Last Week? That Was Cool!

Posted April 30, 2012 by NYCA Admin

We’ve finally recovered from our Space Shuttle Enterprise-arrival hangovers to publish some of our favorite photos of the arrivals and flyovers.






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Space Shuttle Discovery hitching a ride on the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. (Photo by NASA)
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Where to Watch Space Shuttle Enterprise Fly Over New York

Posted April 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A once-in-a-lifetime flight of the Space Shuttle Enterprise mated to the back of the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier will be visible to millions of people they fly over much of the New York City area at low altitude before landing at JFK Airport.






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