Moving day for Discovery



We covered the space shuttle Discovery’s return home earlier this week, and Ars returned to get pictures of the ceremony handing the shuttle over to the Smithsonian.

Discovery is ferried to Washington-Dulles Airport via NASA 905, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.  After de-mating, ownership of the shuttle was formally transferred to the Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum.

Discovery is ferried to Washington-Dulles Airport via NASA 905, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. After de-mating, ownership of the shuttle was formally transferred to the Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum.

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