Space Shuttle "Discovery" Comes to NASM

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Date: April 19, 2012

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Summary

National Air and Space Museum's Space Shuttle "Discovery" flew into Washington Dulles International Airport on April 17 after making several passes over Washington, D.C. On April 19, it was transferred to the National Air and Space Museum and placed on display at the Udvar-Hazy Center.

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  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
  • Dulles International Airport
  • Washington Dulles International Airport
  • Discovery (Space shuttle)

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Chronology of Smithsonian History

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  • https://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/topics/discovery/discovery_arrival.cfm

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

April 19, 2012

Topic

  • Airplanes
  • Moving of artifacts
  • Space shuttles
  • Space flight
  • Space vehicles

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