Monday, April 16, 2012

Discovery Due in NVA/DC 4-17-12 (UPDATED)

Hey Space Placers!

If the weather cooperates Space Shuttle Discovery will be flying from Kennedy Space Center (KSC)to Northern Virginia-DC NVA-DC) tomorrow, 4-17-12. Discovery will be piggybacked aboard NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) for the very last time as she head to Udvar-Hazy Air & Space Museum near Dulles Airport.

Takeoff is currently scheduled for 7 a.m. at KSC with arrival in NVA-DC airspace at 10 a.m. with arrival at Dulles scheduled for 11 a.m. NASA (all times approximate.

To get the latest and to find out the best viewing sites in NVA-DC check here:

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Endeavour passed over KSC's Shuttle Landing Facility atop NASA's Boeing 747 SCA as it returned March 27, 1997, from Palmdale, Calif.

I hope to get some pictures myself tomorrow ad share them with you.

Sky Guy in VA

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