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NASA 905 shown ferrying Space Shuttle Discovery. (Photo courtesy of NASA)
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NASA 905 Retires and Moves to Johnson Space Center

Posted April 28, 2014 by Mark Lawrence

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.

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An artistic conception of the X-37B in Earth orbit. Credit: The U.S. Air Force
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USAF’s Super-Secret X-37B Approaches a Milestone

Posted April 9, 2014 by David Dickinson at Universe Today

A secretive mission will pass a quiet milestone at the end of this month when the U.S. Air Force’s unmanned spaceplane the X-37B surpasses 500 days in space.

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President Richard M. Nixon and Dr. James C. Fletcher, NASA Administrator, discuss the proposed Space Shuttle vehicle in San Clemente, California, on January 5, 1972. (Photo by NASA)
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Nixon Launches Space Shuttle Program: January 5 in Aviation History

Posted January 5, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

The Space Shuttle program is launched, Amelia Earhart is declared legally dead, Independence Air ceases operations, and more…

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A Saturn V rocket awaits its launch from pad 39A on the Apollo 11 moon mission. (Photo by NASA)
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For Sale or Rent: Used Launchpad, Well-Loved

Posted January 5, 2013 by Nancy Atkinson, UniverseToday.com

NASA may be looking to unload Kennedy Space Center’s launchpad 39A, starting point of every Apollo mission and many space shuttle journeys.

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Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer Opens To The Public In Seattle

Posted November 20, 2012 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Seattle’s Museum of Flight welcomed the newest addition to its collection: NASA’s Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer.

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The vertical stabilizer of American Airlines Flight 587 is lifted out of Jamaica Bay. (Photo by NTSB)
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American Airlines Flight 587 Crash: November 12 in Aviation History

Posted November 12, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

American Airlines Flight 587 crashes in New York, Saudi Arabian and Kazakh jets collide, Delta orders 60 Boeing 757s, and more…

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Space shuttle Endeavour is towed before dawn on September 14th from her storage in the Vehicle Assembly Building to the Space Shuttle Landing Facility to be hoisted on to the back of the SCA. (Photo by Suresh Atapattu)
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Photos: Space Shuttle Endeavour Prepares for Journey to Los Angeles

Posted September 19, 2012 by Suresh Atapattu

Behind the scenes at Kennedy Space Center as Space Shuttle Endeavour and the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft are prepared for their final journey.

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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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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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Photos: NASA Super Guppy Delivers Space Shuttle Trainer to Seattle

Posted July 3, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer made its way to Seattle’s Museum of Flight aboard NASA’s bizarrely beautiful Super Guppy aircraft.

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