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.
Watch live as the space shuttle replica Independence is raised and mounted onto the 747 shuttle carrier aircraft at Johnson Space Center.
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On this day in 1964, the Vietnam War’s first U.S. air operations take place. Terrorists attack Athens Airport in 1973. In 1981, Ronald Reagan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers.
What’s in the cards weather-wise for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season? NASA is deploying its latest weapons in its hurricane-hunting arsenal.
NASA 905 will be the centerpiece of a new $12 million exhibit at Johnson Space Center, complete with a mock-up of a space shuttle on its back.
The keys to NASA’s historic launch Pad 39A that propelled humanity’s first man to walk on the Moon have been handed over to new owner SpaceX.