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Space Shuttle Discovery preparing…final flight.

Breathtaking new photos of Space Shuttle Discovery preparing for its final flight

Discovery Mated To Shuttle Carrier Aircraft by nasa hq photo…

The shuttle on its way to the final museum resting place... with all the marks from its journeys through space.

The shuttle on its way to the final museum resting place. with all the marks from its journeys through space.

Dream Chaser Undergoes 60 mph

The private Dream Chaser space plane undergoes a 60 mph tow test at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in California in May 2013 ahead of planned unmanned flight tests.

FlightAware > Photo of Boeing Shuttle Carrier (N911NA) - This was completely an amazing sight to see.  Unfortunately, unless they fly the Endeavor through Amarillo on it's way out to Los Angeles, it's a sight that I probably will never see again.

FlightAware > Photo of Boeing Shuttle Carrier - This was completely an amazing sight to see. Unfortunately, unless they fly the Endeavor through Amarillo on it's way out to Los Angeles, it's a sight that I probably will never see again.

Orbiter test vehicle Enterprise and Space Shuttle Discovery.

Shuttle Enterprise on the left Shuttle Discovery on the right Enterprise - zero space missions Discovery - 39 successful space missions

The space shuttle Endeavour on it's final flight with F-18 chase

~The space shuttle Endeavour on it's final flight~ I happened to catch a live glimpse in San Jose, as it made its way down the coast.

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Space shuttle Enterprise sails up Hudson River on its final intrepid journey

73 отметок «Нравится», 2 комментариев — Mauro Lanfranconi (@lanfranconimauro) в Instagram: «Space Shuttle Space Transportation System (STS) #SpaceShuttle #STS #NASA #spacecraft #USA #America…»

73 отметок «Нравится», 2 комментариев — Mauro Lanfranconi (@lanfranconimauro) в Instagram: «Space Shuttle Space Transportation System (STS) #SpaceShuttle #STS #NASA #spacecraft #USA #America…»

Space Shuttle - Although I missed the opportunity to see this bird launch, I can visit Endeavor at California Science Center in LA. And I will (bucket list)

The Space Shuttle Columbia disaster occurred on February when Columbia disintegrated over Texas and Louisiana as it reentered Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven crew members.

NASA hasn't had the capability to send astronauts to space in its own  hardware since it retired the Space Shuttle back in 2011. And since then,  they've been relying entirely on Russian-made Soyuz capsules to ferry  astronauts to and from the International Space Station in six-month cycles.  But recently, NASA has been busy developing its own next-generation rocket  and crew capsule combination. And if all goes according to plan, a new era  of space exploration is poised to kick-off...

The Race To Mars: Building the Future on the Skeletons of the Past

The 20 Fastest Planes in The World NASA Space shuttle 17500 mph - hours to circumnavigate the world

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is escorted by two F-18 jets as it passes the Hollywood sign on the back of a NASA 747 in Los Angeles September 21, 2012. (Mike Blake/Reuters)

Mike Blake/Reuters: The space shuttle Endeavour, perched atop its modified 747 carrier jet, is escorted by two other planes as it passes in front of Los Angeles’ Hollywood sign on 21 Sept.

NASA - Space Shuttle "Discovery" - In Orbit (1)

Space Shuttle Discovery October 2007 – Backdropped by a blue and white Earth, Space Shuttle Discovery approaches the International Space Station during rendezvous and docking operations.

Shuttle Aircraft 2014 this plane will be moved from Ellington Field to Space Center Houston where it will be permanently stationed with the Shuttle mock-up exhibit.

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