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Discovery in the McDonnell Space Hangar - NASM | by spacemike
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Discovery in the McDonnell Space Hangar - NASM

The Space Shuttle Discovery on display at its new home at the National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center located at Dulles Airport in Chantilly, Virginia. This view is from the mezzanine looking through the entry to the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar. Discovery is displayed in its operating condition and was not repainted or restored for display. Noticably visible are black singing from reeentry and tile damage on the underside of the thermal protection system.

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Taken on April 20, 2012