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On This Day in Aviation History

First Pan Am 747 Lands At Heathrow: January 12 in Aviation History

Posted January 12, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

The first Pan Am 747 makes its inaugural proving flight to London, two Space Shuttle launches, launch of the Deep Impact probe and more…

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Water laps at a jetway outside LaGuardia's Central Terminal. (Photo via Fox5)
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NYCAviation’s Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of 2012

Posted December 30, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

From space shuttles to Sandy, a look back at our most popular stories of 2012.

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Video: All 135 Space Shuttle Launches At Once

Posted July 7, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Not long after the final space shuttle lifted off in 2011, McClean Fahnestock merged footage from all 135 launches onto one screen.

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Space Shuttle Discovery passes Atlantis on her journey to the VAB, and later, the Smithsonian. For a brief few seconds, the two spacecraft were a few feet apart, a scene which will never be replicated.
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Space News

Photos: Space Shuttles Discovery and Atlantis Meet One Last Time

Posted March 16, 2012 by Suresh Atapattu

Sister space shuttles Discovery and Atlantis crossed paths for the last time last week before they are mummified and shipped off to museums.

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Figure 1: Outside OPF #02, the resident’s name is on the wall but unlike the previous 30 years, there are no mission details. (Author))
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Aviation News

Photos: On the Flight Deck of Space Shuttle Atlantis

Posted January 9, 2012 by Suresh Atapattu

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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Pilot Michael J. Adams alongside the X-15.
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: November 15th

Posted November 15, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A day of eight crashes kill a total of 363 people, the first transpolar round-the-world flight takes off, the first flight of the Heinkel He 219 Uhu, and more…

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Space Shuttle Atlantis Concludes Final Mission with Perfect Landing

Posted July 21, 2011 by BNO News

Space Shuttle Atlantis on Thursday landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to end its final mission after 30 years of the administration’s Space Shuttle Program.

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Aviation News

Space Shuttle Atlantis Final Mission Extended by One Day

Posted July 12, 2011 by BNO News

NASA on Monday decided to extend the final flight of the space shuttle Atlantis by one day in order to unpack items brought to the International Space Station.

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PHOTOS: Space Shuttle Atlantis Lifts Off on Final Mission

Posted July 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Space Shuttle Atlantis, the United States’ last serviceable manned spacecraft, launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 11:26am local time Friday.

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LIVE VIDEO: Space Shuttle Atlantis Rolls to Launch Pad While Endeavour Makes Late Night Landing

Posted May 31, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Watch live video of Space Shuttle Atlantis being rolled out of the Vehicle Assembly Building for the last time and Space Shuttle Endeavour landing in the wee hours.

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