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The Buzz About the Space Shuttle Enterprise Buzz

Friday, April 27, 2012

The space shuttle Enterprise is seen mated on top of the NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), a modified Boeing 747 jumbo jet, at Washington Dulles International Airport on Saturday, April 21, 2012. (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

The NYC skies will have an unfamiliar visitor today as the Space Shuttle Enterprise makes its way to JFK and then to permanent display The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Today's flyover -- from the Statue of Liberty up to the Tapan Zee Bridge -- is expected between 10am and 11:30am this morning. WNYC's Richard Hake checks in from Liberty Island to talk about the morning's events.

Are you planning on watching the shuttle today? Call to check in on your plans - 212-433-9692!

Comments [3]

Christopher Franceschelli from Park Slope

Map of space shuttle route/time here:

http://m.nypost.com/p/news/local/spaceshipped_8j58sHFiRBbOWYyyKMF99L

Apr. 27 2012 10:22 AM
sarahc from Brooklyn

Too bad all the NYC school kids are taking the state math test today (the 3rd ridiculous day) They won't be able to see this once-in-a-lifetime sight, which seems tailor-made for kids.

Apr. 27 2012 10:15 AM
Chris from Boulevard East

I'm in NJ on Boulevard East. I'm hoping to see the shuttle out my window. We've got a great view, but a spaceship will be a one-day-only show for sure! It also makes me a bit sad that there's so much excitement about this while the space program is in such a decline.

Apr. 27 2012 10:12 AM

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