Parading into Retirement Part II

And then there was one. With orbiters Discovery and Endeavour now delivered to their respective museums only Atlantis was left inside the confines of Kennedy Space Center. I caught up with Atlantis on the day before the move inside High Bay 4 of the Vehicle Assembly Building. The very first time I saw an orbiter […]

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Parading into Retirement

Although the final launch of a space shuttle occurred over a year ago at Kennedy Space Center, there was still much to accomplish to prepare the spaceplanes for permanent museum display. Of the three remaining orbiters, Atlantis, Discovery and Endeavour, Discovery was the first to leave the spaceport home in April 2012 for its museum […]

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