Space Shuttle Discovery arrives at the Smithsonian Institute
Photographer: Mike Lynaugh
April 17 - 19, 2012
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NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh
NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh A NASA T-38 Talon escort plane comes in for a landing at Dulles International Airport.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh
NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh
NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh
NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, arrives at Dulles International Airport on April 17, 2012 on the back of NASA's modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft) for her official retirement.  Shuttle Discovery is being handed over to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center National Air and Space Museum as part of the museum's permanent collection.   Mike Lynaugh
NASA's Space Shuttle Enterprise is prepped by Smithsonian Institution employees for tomorrow's ceremony in which Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian and Space Shuttle Discovery will be taking her place of honor at the Smithsonian.  Shuttle Enterprise will be moving to the Intrepid Air and Space Museum in New York City.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's Space Shuttle Enterprise is prepped by Smithsonian Institution employees for tomorrow's ceremony in which Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian and Space Shuttle Discovery will be taking her place of honor at the Smithsonian.  Shuttle Enterprise will be moving to the Intrepid Air and Space Museum in New York City.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's Space Shuttle Enterprise is prepped by Smithsonian Institution employees for tomorrow's ceremony in which Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian and Space Shuttle Discovery will be taking her place of honor at the Smithsonian.  Shuttle Enterprise will be moving to the Intrepid Air and Space Museum in New York City.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery sits on the tarmac at Dulles International Airport while she awaits being demated from NASA's specially modified 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft).   Mike Lynaugh
NASA's Space Shuttle Enterprise is prepared to give up it's role as the Smithsonian's centerpiece and hand over that role to NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery later today.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's Space Shuttle Enterprise is prepared to give up it's role as the Smithsonian's centerpiece and hand over that role to NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery later today.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's Space Shuttle Enterprise is prepared to give up it's role as the Smithsonian's centerpiece and hand over that role to NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery later today.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's Space Shuttle Enterprise is prepared to give up it's role as the Smithsonian's centerpiece and hand over that role to NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery later today.   Mike Lynaugh
NASA's Space Shuttle Enterprise is prepared to give up it's role as the Smithsonian's centerpiece and hand over that role to NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery later today.   Mike Lynaugh Smithsonian Institute contractor, Stephanie Harris, wear the Space Shuttle on her head as she excitedly awaits the start of the the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to the Smithsonian as she prepares to take on its new role as an educator as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to the Smithsonian as she prepares to take on its new role as an educator as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.   Mike Lynaugh
Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to the Smithsonian as she prepares to take on its new role as an educator as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to the Smithsonian as she prepares to take on its new role as an educator as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to the Smithsonian as she prepares to take on its new role as an educator as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.   Mike Lynaugh An enthusiastic Space Shuttle fan during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh
Enthusiastic Smithsonian Institute contractors Ashley Koen (left), and Stephanie Harris (right) get interviewed by the press during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center on April 19, 2012.    Mike Lynaugh NASA's Space Shuttle Enterprise is prepared to give up it's role as the Smithsonian's centerpiece and hand over that role to NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery later today.   Mike Lynaugh American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, and his wife Annie arrive at the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, and his wife Annie arrive at the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh
American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, and his wife Annie arrive at the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh The U.S. Drum and Bugle Corps perform at the start of the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Center on April 19, 2012.    Mike Lynaugh The Voice of Mission Control, Mike Curie, speaks during the opening of the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Center on April 19, 2012.    Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to the Smithsonian as she prepares to take on its new role as an educator as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.   Mike Lynaugh
Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to the Smithsonian as she prepares to take on its new role as an educator as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.   Mike Lynaugh The crowd tries to get a photo of Space Shuttle Discovery as she is towed in front of the crowd for the beginning of the Welcome Discovery Ceremony.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to the Smithsonian as she prepares to take on its new role as an educator as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to the Smithsonian as she prepares to take on its new role as an educator as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.   Mike Lynaugh
Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to the Smithsonian as she prepares to take on its new role as an educator as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.   Mike Lynaugh The first female Space Shuttle pilot, and first female Space Shuttle Commander, Eileen Collins (left), and Space Shuttle Discovery's final Commander, Steve Linsey (right) participate in the "Welcome Discovery Ceremony" at the Smithsonian Institutes Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum on April 19, 2012.    Mike Lynaugh The first female Space Shuttle pilot, and first female Space Shuttle Commander, Eileen Collins participates in the "Welcome Discovery Ceremony" at the Smithsonian Institutes Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum on April 19, 2012.  Mike Lynaugh American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, participates in the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh
American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, participates in the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, participates in the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh Mezzo Soprano, Denyce Graves sings the National Anthem at the start of the "Welcome Discovery Ceremony" at the Smithsonian Institutes Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, participates in the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh
NASA's Space Shuttles Enterprise (left), and Discovery (right) meet for the first time during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy Center on April 19, 2012.  This ceremony is welcoming NASA's flagship Space Shuttle Discovery as she takes the place of Enterprise as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.  Enterprise will be flying to New York City shortly and taking her place of honor at the Intrepid's Air and Space Museum.   Mike Lynaugh A detail photo of Space Shuttle Discovery.   Mike Lynaugh American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, participates in the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh Udvar-Hazy Museum Director, General J.R. "Jack" Daily speaks during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh
NASA Administrator, General Charles F. Bolden, Jr. speaks during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh NASA Administrator, General Charles F. Bolden, Jr. speaks during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh A detail photo of Space Shuttle Discovery.   Mike Lynaugh Dr. Wayne Clough, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, speaks during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh
Dr. Wayne Clough, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, speaks during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.  Mike Lynaugh NASA's Space Shuttles Enterprise (left), and Discovery (right) meet for the first time during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy Center on April 19, 2012.  This ceremony is welcoming NASA's flagship Space Shuttle Discovery as she takes the place of Enterprise as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.  Enterprise will be flying to New York City shortly and taking her place of honor at the Intrepid's Air and Space Museum.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship Space Shuttle Discovery waits to take her place as the new centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.   Mike Lynaugh American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, is introduced by Udvar-Hazy Museum Director General J.R. "Jack" Dailey during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.    Mike Lynaugh
American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, delivers the keynote speech during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, delivers the keynote speech during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, delivers the keynote speech during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, delivers the keynote speech during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh
American hero, former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, delivers the keynote speech during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh Dr. France Cordover, Chair, Board of Regents, Smithsonian Institution, speaks during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh Udvar-Hazy Museum Director General J.R. "Jack" Dailey signs the official transfer document transferring possession of Space Shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh NASA Administrator Charles Bolden signs the official transfer document transferring possession of Space Shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh
Dr. Wayne Clough, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, signs the official transfer document transferring possession of Space Shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh Former NASA astronaut and US Senator, John Glenn, signs the official transfer document as the official witness, transferring possession of Space Shuttle Discovery to the Smithsonian during the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh NASA astronauts and Smithsonian VIP's pose for a group photo in front of both Space Shuttles, Enterprise and Discovery at the conclusion of the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh Former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, joins fellow astronauts during the group photo following the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.    Mike Lynaugh
Former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, joins fellow astronauts during the group photo following the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.    Mike Lynaugh Former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, joins fellow astronauts during the group photo following the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.    Mike Lynaugh Former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, (left), and Space Shuttle Discovery's final Commander, Steve Lindsey, following the conclusion of the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh Former NASA astronaut and United States Senator, John Glenn, (left), and Space Shuttle Discovery's final Commander, Steve Lindsey, following the conclusion of the Welcome Discovery Ceremony at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum's annex on April 19, 2012.   Mike Lynaugh
A detail photo of Space Shuttle Discovery.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery gets ready to be towed into her new home at the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, DC.   Mike Lynaugh A detail photo of Space Shuttle Discovery.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's Space Shuttle Enterprise (left) and Discovery (right) meet nose to nose for the first time as Discovery gets set to take Enterprise's place of honor as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.  Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian next week on the back of NASA's 747 for one last flight to New York City where she will be placed on permanent display at the Intrepid's Air and Space Museum.   Mike Lynaugh
NASA's Space Shuttle Enterprise (left) and Discovery (right) meet nose to nose for the first time as Discovery gets set to take Enterprise's place of honor as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.  Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian next week on the back of NASA's 747 for one last flight to New York City where she will be placed on permanent display at the Intrepid's Air and Space Museum.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery's final Commander, Steve Lindsey speaks with the media about his feelings as he watches the spacecraft he orbited the planet 536 times (total orbits between STS-95, STS-121, and STS-133) with take on a new role as an educator as the centerpiece in the Smithsonian's Institute.   Mike Lynaugh A detail photo of Space Shuttle Discovery.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's Space Shuttle Enterprise is towed out of the way to make room for Space Shuttle Discovery as she prepares to take Enterprise's place of honor as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.  Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian next week on the back of NASA's 747 for one last flight to New York City where she will be placed on permanent display at the Intrepid's Air and Space Museum.   Mike Lynaugh
Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to her new home as she prepares to take Enterprise's place of honor as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.  Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian next week on the back of NASA's 747 for one last flight to New York City where she will be placed on permanent display at the Intrepid's Air and Space Museum.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to her new home as she prepares to take Enterprise's place of honor as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.  Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian next week on the back of NASA's 747 for one last flight to New York City where she will be placed on permanent display at the Intrepid's Air and Space Museum.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to her new home as she prepares to take Enterprise's place of honor as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.  Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian next week on the back of NASA's 747 for one last flight to New York City where she will be placed on permanent display at the Intrepid's Air and Space Museum.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to her new home as she prepares to take Enterprise's place of honor as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.  Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian next week on the back of NASA's 747 for one last flight to New York City where she will be placed on permanent display at the Intrepid's Air and Space Museum.   Mike Lynaugh
Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to her new home as she prepares to take Enterprise's place of honor as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.  Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian next week on the back of NASA's 747 for one last flight to New York City where she will be placed on permanent display at the Intrepid's Air and Space Museum.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to her new home as she prepares to take Enterprise's place of honor as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.  Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian next week on the back of NASA's 747 for one last flight to New York City where she will be placed on permanent display at the Intrepid's Air and Space Museum.   Mike Lynaugh Space Shuttle Discovery is towed to her new home as she prepares to take Enterprise's place of honor as the centerpiece of the Smithsonian's collection.  Enterprise will be departing the Smithsonian next week on the back of NASA's 747 for one last flight to New York City where she will be placed on permanent display at the Intrepid's Air and Space Museum.   Mike Lynaugh People cheer as Space Shuttle Discovery is parked in her new home here at the Smithsonian Institution's Air and Space Museum annex, the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.   Mike Lynaugh
A detail photo of NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, in her new home at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy's National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh A detail photo of NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, in her new home at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy's National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh A detail photo of NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, in her new home at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy's National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh A detail photo of NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, in her new home at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy's National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh
A detail photo of NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, in her new home at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy's National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh A detail photo of NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, in her new home at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy's National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh A detail photo of NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, in her new home at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy's National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh A detail photo of NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, in her new home at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy's National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh
NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, in her new home at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy's National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, in her new home at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy's National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, in her new home at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy's National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh NASA's flagship, Space Shuttle Discovery, in her new home at the Smithsonian Institute's Udvar-Hazy's National Air and Space Museum annex next to Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh