NASA shuttles are distributed by American museums.. / April 13, 2011 /
NASA leadership has announced how museums and science centers will be transferred to the American space shuttles after the Thirty Years space program. On this April 12 informs Associated Press.
Space Shuttle Atlantis, whose latest mission is to take place in summer 2011, will be on display at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. «Endeavour», the latest launch is scheduled for April 29 will be transferred to California Science Center. A third shuttle, Discovery, go to the branch of the Smithsonian Institution in Virginia.
«Fourth Shuttle» Enterprise "- a test prototype, created in 1977 and is not intended for space flight, will be donated to the museum of the sea, air and space technology Intrepid (« Fearless ") in New York.
The announcement of the transfer apparatus American museums and science centers have been timed to the anniversary of the Thirty Years Launch of the space program space shuttle. In addition, the same day marks the anniversary of the first manned flight into space.
For the right set to host one of the shuttles competed 21 of the American organization. Some of those who did not got the real spacecraft, NASA has promised to provide simulators and other equipment used in the program.
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