Posted Apr 17, 2012By riacomacci
Space shuttle Discovery began its new life as a museum relic Tuesday with one final takeoff. Discovery departed Florida’s Kennedy Space Center at daybreak aboard a modified jumbo jet bound for Washington, where it will become a Smithsonian exhibit. Loading the shuttle onto the top of the jumbo jet took some ingenuity, but it was worth it as nearly 2,000 people — former shuttle workers, VIPs, tourists and journalists — gathered along the old shuttle landing strip to cheer as the plane taxied down the runway and soared into a clear sky.
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