8 Out-of-This-World Photos of the Space Shuttle Enterprise

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Here She Is!

Enterprise treats the crowd at John F. Kennedy Airport to a low-and-slow fly-by.Image Credit: Alex Fitzpatrick

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The Space Shuttle Enterprise arrived at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport Friday morning. Mashable was on the scene for a special event celebrating her arrival to New York.

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Enterprise will temporarily reside at a JFK hangar before being loaded aboard a barge and shipped via the Hudson River to her new home at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.

As astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson told Mashable, this is a hugely significant event for NASA and New York City. "New York City will now be the northern-most outpost for NASA," he said.

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