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Shuttle Discovery made history (VIDEO)

WTOP is closely following a final flight of space shuttle Discovery. NASA's oldest and most traveled shuttle is headed Tuesday morning from Kennedy Space Center and to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia. Discovery was expected in the area between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. but may be arriving a half hour earlier.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 11:11am EDT

Tags: shuttle Discovery, Colleen Kelleher


Shuttle's arrival shouldn't impact airport travel

Travelers flying out of Dulles International Airport could experience traffic delays near the airport.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 05:41am EDT

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, Discovery, shuttle Discovery, Dulles International Airport, Rob Yingling

Discovery was the pride and joy of space program

Discovery, bound for the Air and Space Museum Tuesday, was the the shining star of the space shuttle program.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 03:53am EDT

Tags: NASA, shuttle Discovery, dick uliano


Smithsonian plans festival to welcome Discovery

The Smithsonian Institution is planning a four-day festival with NASA to welcome space shuttle Discovery into its collection in April.

Wednesday - 02/29/2012, 11:07am EST

Tags: Smithsonian, NASA, shuttle Discovery, National Air and Space Museum