Shuttle Atlantis Departs Kennedy Space Center

Space Shuttle Atlantis, the final Shuttle to be retired departed Kennedy Space Center by road today, as she headed south for a signing ceremony, where the Shuttle will be officially retired. She will then continue towards the KSC Visitor Center to be permanently displayed in a $100 million exhibit that opens next July.

The other Shuttles, Discovery, Endeavour and Enterprise are already at their retirement locations. Discovery at the National Air and Space Museum, Endeavour at the California Science Center and Enterprise on at the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York.

Source: NASA Television

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