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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.
Travelers flying out of Dulles International Airport could experience traffic delays near the airport.
Discovery, bound for the Air and Space Museum Tuesday, was the the shining star of the space shuttle program.
The Smithsonian Institution is planning a four-day festival with NASA to welcome space shuttle Discovery into its collection in April.
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