Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Discovery's Final Flight

NASA video of Discovery's departure.

Florida Today video of the U-turn at Pineda Causeway.

One chapter ends as another begins.

As Florida Today reports, the orbiter Discovery departed Kennedy Space Center yesterday for delivery to the National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Washington, D.C.

The orbiter and its carrier arrived in the nation's capital about three hours later.

Discovery arrives in Washington, D.C.

In less than two weeks, the next generation of U.S. space flight begins, with the first launch of the SpaceX Dragon to the International Space Station.

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