Area Shuttle Discovery salutes Washington on historic ultimate flight

Space Shuttle Discovery salutes Washington on historic final flight

As historic flights go, this needs to be proper up there with the most effective of ‘em. Area Shuttle Discovery carried out a last fly-by over the capital, and created a path of excited spotters because it did so. Perched atop a Boeing 747, the long-lasting craft was flying at a comparatively low 1,500 ft based on NASA. Footage of the voyage have been popping up on social media and picture sharing websites because it headed in from the west, earlier than coming to its ultimate resting place at a particular off-shoot of the Smithsonian Institute’s Nationwide Air and Area Museum close to Dulles Airport. Have you ever noticed Discovery? You’ll want to add hyperlinks within the feedback in the event you do.

[Image credit: NASA]

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