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The last flight of Discovery

The 747 carrying the space shuttle Discovery on its last flight to Washington DC passed low over the capitol today [April 17, 2012]. Now retired from active duty, Discovery will have a new home at the Smithsonian. The fleet-leading orbiter with 39 spaceflights has been cleansed of harmful chemicals, safed from internal pyrotechnics, outfitted with […]

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