Posts Tagged ‘Space Shuttle’


Photos: Hey, Remember When the Space Shuttle Flew Over New York Last Week? That Was Cool!

We've finally recovered from our Space Shuttle Enterprise-arrival hangovers to publish some of our favorite photos of the arrivals and flyovers.
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Space Shuttle Discovery hitching a ride on the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. (Photo by NASA)

Where to Watch Space Shuttle Enterprise Fly Over New York

A once-in-a-lifetime flight of the Space Shuttle Enterprise mated to the back of the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier will be visible to millions of people they fly over much of the New York City area at low altitude before landing a...
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Space Shuttle Discovery and Shuttler Carrier Aircraft at Kennedy Space Center.

Watch Live: Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives in Washington on the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

Watch live Tuesday morning as Space Shuttle Discovery arrives at her new home at the Smithsonian.
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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

The Antonov An-225 Mriya CCCP-82060 is seen here with Buran strapped to its back during a demonstration at the 1989 Paris Air Show. (Photo by Ralf Manteufel)

March 22nd in Aviation History: Antonov An-225 Mriya Sets Takeoff Weight Record Carrying Russian Space Shuttle

The An-225 sets new world records while carrying Space Shuttle Buran, a USAir jet crashes at LaGuardia Airport in New York, a British Airways 747 is hijacked, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.