Discovery arriving in Washington D.C. earlier today. Photo Credit: Mark Usciak
Space shuttle Discovery arrived safely at Dulles International Airport late this morning after a 3 hour flight from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Thousands of spectators lined streets, roof tops, parks, and other establishments to welcome NASA’s fleet leading space shuttle as she [...]
Discovery glides into KSC under her own power for the final time to complete the STS-133 mission. Photo Credit: Chase Clark/shuttlephotos.com
Spending time up close to NASA’s Space Shuttle fleet is a special treat for just about anyone, but it is most especially so for an aspiring space journalist. It was only as the [...]
Space shuttle Discovery atop launch pad 39A on the eve of her final launch, STS-133. Photo Credit: Mike Killian
The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is inviting the public to a nearly week long celebration to welcome space shuttle Discovery to her new home at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center this spring.