Friday, April 27, 2012

Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives in New York City

Enterprise near Washington DC awaiting green light to fly to NYC.  Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
New York City, NY, USA (April 27, 2012) -- After three weather delays, the space shuttle orbiter Enterprise finally made the flight today on a 747 transport from the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles International Airport near Washington DC to John F Kennedy Airport in New York City.  It is scheduled to be moved by barge to its new home at the Intrepid Air, Sea, and Space Museum in June.

From Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ. Courtesy LSC.
Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver with Leonard Nimoy (Star Trek) at JFK awaiting Enterprise's arrival.  Courtesy NASA.
On the tarmac in NYC.  Courtesy NASA.