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Last flight-qualified space shuttle external tank crosses Panama Canal
[i]A giant space shuttle fuel tank made for an unusual sight Monday (April 25) at the Panama Canal.
The 154-foot-long (47 meter) external tank, riding atop an uncovered flatbed barge, entered the famous waterway on its journey to the California Science Center in Los Angeles, where will be displayed with NASA's retired space shuttle Endeavour.[/i]
Crossing oceans: Photos show shuttle external tank at Panama Canal
[i]The fifth space shuttle external tank to cross the Panama Canal – and the first to do so on an open-air barge — ET-94 is scheduled to take another 17 to 20 days to arrive at Marina del Rey in California.[/i]
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