The Discovery Missions

By Ricky Guevara

The Discovery Shuttle

NASA's space shuttle Discovery took its last flight on April 17, 2012, riding on the back of a modified 747 jet from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to Washington, D.C., where it will go on display at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum.
NASA Video: Shuttle Discovery makes final flight over US
Space Shuttle Launch: Viewed From an Airplane
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This is a picture of Discovery being flown to the launch site for the last time