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The Intrepid's Enterprise Exhibit Gets Ready to Launch : Slideshow

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

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The inflatable pavilion on the flight deck for the Intrepid houses the original NASA orbiter, Enterprise.
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Walking into the pavilion, you see the tail end of the shuttle first, as well as a short film about the Enterprise.
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The Enterprise sits in the middle of the pavilion.
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Looking up, under the nose of the shuttle.
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The shuttle sits 10 ft off the ground so people can walk underneath the Enterprise.
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A little dome accommodates the tail fin of the shuttle.
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You can see the dings and scratches on the shuttle from its test flights.
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Close-up of the shuttle's tiles.
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The rescue panel on the Enterprise.
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The pavilion "walls" are lined with panels on the shuttle and the program's history, as well as video stations.
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A rendering of the Enterprise's future home is also on display.

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