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The Space Shuttle Discovery Captivates Thousands on its Final Journey [GALLERY]
As I mentioned yesterday, the Space Shuttle Discovery took its scheduled final flight today to its final resting place at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. Just before landing, Discovery, which was piggybacked on a 747, provided ten's of thousands of people a unique sight as the plane and shuttle circled the nations capital.  This also gave the opportunity for phot
Space Shuttle Discovery to Take its Final Flight
The Space Shuttle Discovery is loaded and ready for her final flight, this time rather than  attached to a giant rocket aimed towards the Heavens, it is attached to a modified Boeing 747 jet that will leave NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral en route for Dulles International Airport, to deliver the historic craft to the Smithsonian Institution.