'In a Real Flight Environment': 40 Years Since Enterprise Took the Space Shuttle to Altitude (Part 1)

Flying Enterprise for her test flights were (from left) Gordon Fullerton, Fred Haise, Joe Engle and Dick Truly. Photo Credit: NASA

Four decades ago, this summer, a shuttle (though not a “space” shuttle) took to the skies above Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to show the world what she could do. Outwardly, Orbiter […]

As Smithsonian Prepares For Discovery, Intrepid Prepares For Enterprise

NASA's first shuttle orbiter, Enterprise, on display at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA. Enterprise will be moved to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in NYC this April. Shuttle Discovery will take over as the centerpiece of the National Air & Space Museum in April, a week before Enterprise leaves. Photo Credit: Mark Usciak

NASA's first shuttle orbiter, Enterprise, on display at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA. Enterprise will be moved to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in NYC this April. Shuttle Discovery will take over as the centerpiece of the National Air & Space Museum […]