space shuttle Discovery arrived at its new home at Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Northern Virginia Thursday morning.
The shuttle arrived at Udvar-Hazy, the National Air and Space Museum’s Northern Virginia annex, about 11 a.m.
The U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps will provide a soundtrack as Discovery’s crew members make an appearance and the shuttle meets “nose-to-nose” with the Enterprise, a space shuttle prototype that until now has been on display at the museum. The Enterprise will soon embark on its own airborne tour as it moves to a new home at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in Manhattan.
The museum is hosting a four-day festival to showcase Discovery.
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