DC SHUTTLE by David F. Brown Space Shuttle Discovery makes a low pass in front of the National Air and Space Museum, Dulles International Airport prior to landing there. Note the T-38 Talon chase/camera ship along side.
This amazing machine is flying for the last time. Friday morning the shuttle Enterprise buzzed NYC on the back of a retrofitted 747, en route to permanent display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. Happy landings! Read more: http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2112732,00.html#ixzz1tFkGpocS
Photos of the Year 2012 - The Wall Street Journal - The space shuttle Discovery left NASA's Kennedy Space Center attached to the back of a modified Boeing 747 jumbo jet on April 17. The retired shuttle will be exhibited in the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in suburban Virginia