Shuttle Discovery Transferred To Smithsonian


On April 19, NASA‘s space shuttle Discovery was officially transferred to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum during a ceremony at the museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Discovery will be placed on public display at the Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dulles International Airport. The event was part of the multi-day “Welcome Discovery” event following the shuttle’s delivery on April 17 by NASA’s modified 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. After being removed from atop the plane, Discovery, the most traveled space shuttle in history. was towed to Udvar-Hazy for the transfer ceremony.

Source: NASA Television



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