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Discovery (OV-103)
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Chantilly, Virginia

Ferry flight: April 17, 2012
Museum debut: April 19, 2012
Enterprise (OV-101)
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space
New York, New York

Ferry flight: April 27, 2012
Museum debut: July 19, 2012
Endeavour (OV-105)
California Science Center
Los Angeles, California

Ferry flight: Sept. 19-21, 2012
Museum debut: Oct. 30, 2012
Atlantis (OV-104)
KSC Visitor Complex
Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Rollover: November 2, 2012
Museum debut: June 29, 2013
Latest news | April 19, 2012
Final wheels stop: Space shuttle Discovery enters the Smithsonian
After an astronaut-studded public ceremony that saw its formal transfer from NASA to the Smithsonian, Discovery...

Latest news | July 10, 2013
Second launch for space shuttle Enterprise at New York City's Intrepid
Walking into the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum's newly-relaunched "Space Shuttle Pavilion," visitors are...

Latest news | May 31, 2013
Endeavour's Toyota tow truck gives California Science Center a lift
The pickup truck that last year helped tow a retired space shuttle to its museum display is now part of an exhibit...

Latest news | June 29, 2013
Space Shuttle Atlantis launches on public display in Florida
Space shuttle Atlantis, NASA's final winged orbiter to fly into space, launched on its new mission as the centerpiece...

Photo galleries

April 17, 2012
Space shuttle Discovery lands in Washington for Smithsonian display

Photo galleries

July 10, 2013
First look: Space shuttle Enterprise's second New York exhibit

Photo galleries

October 31, 2012
Space shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center

Photo galleries

June 25, 2013
Space shuttle Atlantis exhibit set to launch

Related space shuttle display news

Full-size space shuttle exhibit launching at Air Force Museum in Ohio
A historic mockup of a NASA space shuttle crew compartment has grown wings and a tail to launch as a new full-scale exhibit.

Space shuttle parking shuffle: Mock orbiter moved in Houston for jet display
The space shuttle Independence has a new parking spot. Space Center Houston's mock space shuttle took a short trip.

Space shuttle replica vandalized, sprayed with graffiti in Houston
A mock space shuttle on display in Houston was defaced by vandals, who sprayed racial and political graffiti.

Houston's shuttle replica christened 'Independence'
Houston's full-size space shuttle mockup is no longer nameless. Space Center Houston unveiled the replica's new name.
Where are they now?
OV-104: Kennedy Space Center, Fla.; OV-103: Udvar Hazy Center, Va.; OV-101: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum; OV-105: California Science Center.

Discussion forums
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