Discovery Departure (Part 4: MORE PHOTOS) April 19, 2012
Posted by Lofty Ambitions in Guest Blogs, Space Exploration.
Tags: Discovery Departure, Museums & Archives, Space Shuttle
Anna & Doug with Space Shuttle Enterprise
Space Shuttle Discovery on the move toward Udvar-Hazy home
Fifteen Discovery Mission Commanders escort their orbiter to its new home.
The Shuttle Kiss
Discovery Ready for Official Transfer of Title
Discovery VIPs, including astronauts Karol Bobko (far left) and Mike Coats (behind Purdue University President in white) whom Lofty Ambitions interviewed, John Glenn (front right), and Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana (over Glenn's left shoulder and on Anna's flight yesterday)
More Discovery VIPs, including NASA Director Charlie Bolden (front, middle) and Last-Ever Discovery Commander Steve Lindsey (back, third from right)
John Glenn, first American to orbit the Earth and also a former senator
Transfer of Title for Discovery
Discovery moves into the museum.
Discovery Rolls to a Permanent Stop
Anna looks the orbiter over.
Anna and Margaret wave from the shuttle.
WORD OF THE DAY: AWESOME!