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PHOTOS: The Enterprise Travels Up The Hudson River To Its New Home

The shuttle Enterprise made a incredible trip up the Hudson River by barge, today. The shuttle was framed by New York City's skyline and eventually it will be hoisted from the barge to its new home at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.

Here are some pictures from the Enterprise's journey:

  • A flotilla surrounds NASA space shuttle Enterprise as it is carried by barge up the Hudson River en route to its permanent home at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City.
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    A flotilla surrounds NASA space shuttle Enterprise as it is carried by barge up the Hudson River en route to its permanent home at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City.
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  • The Enterprise was only used for atmospheric testing.
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    The Enterprise was only used for atmospheric testing.
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  • NASA's space shuttle program came to an end in August, 2011, after 30 years of service.
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    NASA's space shuttle program came to an end in August, 2011, after 30 years of service.
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  • The Enterprise will be hoisted by crane onto the flight deck of the retired Intrepid aircraft carrier.
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    The Enterprise will be hoisted by crane onto the flight deck of the retired Intrepid aircraft carrier.
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  • The shuttle was navigated through Coney Island and Staten Island from Jersey City.
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    The shuttle was navigated through Coney Island and Staten Island from Jersey City.
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