Posts Tagged ‘NASA’
 

 

Today in Aviation History: February 20th

A British Airways 747 loses an engine after taking off from LAX but continues to London anyway, TWA retires its last 747, Piedmont dumps their last DC-3 in 1962, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff
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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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Space Shuttle Endeavour STS-134 liftoff

Photo Gallery: Space Shuttle Endeavour Leaves Earth One Last Time

Space Shuttle Endeavour made its 25th and final launch on Monday, blasting into orbit carrying six astronauts and two major additions to the International Space Station.
by Suresh Atapattu
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Enterprise's left wingtip hits a bridge abutment. (Photo by Manny Gonzalez)

Closeup Photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise Hitting a Bridge Abutment

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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Photos: Commander Kelly and Space Shuttle Endeavour Prepare for Final Launch

Up-close and personal with Space Shuttle Endeavour and the astronauts who will fly her into space on mission STS-134.
by Suresh Atapattu
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