Here’s How to Get a Space Shuttle Off of an Airplane [Video]

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We’ve already seen the Space Shuttle Enterprise preparing for its flight on the back of a modified Boeing 747, and we’ve even seen it in the air over New York City. Now, here’s a time lapse peek into what it took to get Enterprise off its piggyback carrier. Of course, this orbiter’s journey isn’t quite over yet. It’s still got a barge ride to its final home at the Intrepid Air and Space museum on the Hudson river.

(via The Universe Today)

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