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Houston, you can see a space shuttle from here
[i]Exiting the interstate onto the parkway, drivers first catch view of it — its iconic black-and-white tail protruding over the trees.
It is not every day you see a space shuttle on your daily commute. Although now, for a good many Houstonians, it is.
When Space Center Houston mounted its full-size space shuttle replica on top of NASA's historic Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, a modified Boeing 747 jumbo jet, it didn't only advance its plans for a new $12 million public attraction, it also changed the skyline in and around the city's Clear Lake community.
Now, you really can see a space shuttle from here...[/i]
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