Discovery shuttle arrives at Smithsonian

Associated Press
The space shuttle Discovery, sitting atop a 747 carrier aircraft lands, at Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Va., Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Discovery, the longest-serving orbiter will be placed to its new home, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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NASA officially delivered the space shuttle Discovery, its longest serving crewed spacecraft, to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum on Apr. 19 during a public ceremony to hand over the iconic winged spacecraft.

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