Remarks: NASA 905 rolling out on 1R after making it's historic final pass over Washington DC and the surrounding area with Shuttle Discovery on it's back. Shuttle Discovery is now on display at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center at IAD. (Canon 60D + 18-200mm)
Remarks: On a overcast morning history was made at Washington Dulles. NASA's 747 SCA making a final low pass over the airport with Shuttle Discovery attached for it's final flight before being added to the National Air and Space Museum's, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. (Canon 60D + 18-200mm)
Remarks: My 350th shot into the database.
Shuttle Endeavour sits in Houston, TX as tens of thousands residents come by and see this beauty one last time. It departed Houston on Thursday, September 20, 2012 to continue its journey to Los Angeles.
Remarks: NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft carrying the Space Shuttle Endeavour accompanied by two NASA F-18 aircraft from Dryden take a whirlwind tour over the Los Angeles Basin during the Final Mission to deliver the Shuttle to the California Science Center.
Remarks: NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft is poised to have one last shuttle placed on top for the trip across the country to California. The Shuttle Endeavour is visible at the mate / demate facility to the left. In the background the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) is visible.
Remarks: The SCA on short final for Runway 25R with Space Shuttle Endeavour on its back, signalling the end to the Space Shuttle Program's flying days. Never again will a Space Shuttle be seen in the air as they have all been distributed to various museums around USA. What a great sight.