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Discovery Comes To Dulles [hd video]

On April 17, 2012 the space shuttle Discovery hitched a ride on the back of a 747 jumbo jet especially designed as a space shuttle transport. It landed at Dulles Airport in Washington, DC, and the process to deliver Discovery to its new home at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center got under way. Through the eyes of a veteran NASA tour guide and aficionado, DJ Emmanuel, we get a behind-the-scenes view of what it was like to be there on such an historic and exciting day!


Check out the entire video on YouTube:


Credit : GSFC/Produced by Victoria Weeks/Additional footage by Robert Andreoli


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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center enables NASA’s mission through four scientific endeavors: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Solar System Exploration, and Astrophysics. Goddard plays a leading role in NASA’s accomplishments by contributing compelling scientific knowledge to advance the Agency’s mission.


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Uploaded on April 20, 2012