The Style Blog: Discovery

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Discovery: Best places to spot the shuttle flyover

The shuttle Discovery is scheduled to flyover the Washington region Tuesday on its way to its new home. Here are some tips for watching it.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  11:16 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Discovery, Discovery shuttle, Smithsonian, Udvar-Hazy Center, NASA, Memorial Bridge, Old Town Alexandria waterfront, National Harbor

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Buzz Lightyear, to the National Air and Space Museum (and beyond?)

The scene-stealing “Toy Story” character, once a passenger on the space shuttle Discovery, beat his old ride to the museum.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  05:55 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Buzz Lightyear, Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Discovery shuttle, Disney-Pixar, NASA

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Discovery space shuttle will be welcomed to Smithsonian by Marines and a four-day festival

The Smithsonian Institution is getting its largest artifact in years: the space shuttle Discovery. The National Air and Space Museum is planning a welcoming festival.

By Jacqueline Trescott  |  01:20 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Shuttle Discovery, Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, April 19 arrival of Discovery