Posts Tagged ‘Space Shuttle Enterprise’


Today in Aviation History: November 18th

Boeing's first monoplane makes its first flight, the X-15 sets a Mach 6 speed record, the Battle of Berlin begins, and more...
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Water laps at a jetway outside LaGuardia's Central Terminal. (Photo via Fox5)

NYCAviation’s Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of 2012

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


Space Shuttle Enterprise Damaged During Hurricane Sandy

The bubble meant to protect Space Shuttle Enterprise from a hurricane failed due to loss of power, damaging the spacecraft's tail.
by Phil Derner Jr.


Up close with Enterprise. (Photo by Matt Molnar)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Debuts at Intrepid Museum

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)

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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