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Space Shuttle Enterprise Gets New Home at Intrepid

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum has opened a new pavilion to house the space shuttle Enterprise.

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Intrepid To Reopen Following Sandy

Monday, December 17, 2012

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum is working to reopen this week for the first time since Sandy hit. The museum, which is based on a retired aircraft carrier anchored on Manhattan's West Side, sustained heavy damage to its Welcome Center and the electrical systems on its pier.

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Air Force Week Returns to New York City

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Over the next few days you may see more jets flying over Manhattan. It’s not part of filming for a summer blockbuster or a presidential candidate coming to visit. The jets are here as part of Air Force Week.

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The Intrepid's Enterprise Exhibit Gets Ready to Launch

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The new space shuttle pavilion at New York's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum opens to the public on Thursday. It will offer visitors an up-close and personal view of the space shuttle Enterprise, as well as exhibits on NASA's current missions on earth and space science, research on improving aeronautics and the rockets destined to take humans to explore the solar system.

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Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives in Manhattan

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

The space shuttle traveled up the Hudson River from Jersey City, N.J., on Wednesday guided by tug boat-guided barge. It passed the Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center site as it made its way to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Manhattan's West Side.

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Space Shuttle Enterprise Slow Boats It to New NYC Digs

Sunday, June 03, 2012

The Space Shuttle Enterprise will travel up the Hudson River from Jersey City on Wednesday. It will pass the Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center before being hoisted by crane onto the flight deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. The Enterprise's original move-in date was Tuesday but organizers announced Monday that bad weather had delayed preparation work.

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Look | It's Here! Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives in New York

Friday, April 27, 2012

PHOTOS. Enterprise zoomed around the city, riding piggyback on top of a modified jumbo jet. Its trip included flyovers over parts of the city and landmarks including the Statue of Liberty and the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum before landing at Kennedy Airport.

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Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives in NYC

Monday, April 23, 2012

Space Shuttle Enterprise is scheduled to come to New York this week on the back of a specially modified NASA 747. That is, if the weather permits. NASA officials are keeping a close eye on the forecast before they give their go-ahead.

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Space Shuttle's Arrival in NYC Delayed Due to Weather

Saturday, April 21, 2012

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum may have cleared part of its deck in anticipation of the arrival of the space shuttle, but it will have to wait a bit longer. NASA's planned flight of the Enterprise, piggy-backed atop of a 747, has been pushed back due to "an unfavorable weather forecast."

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Intrepid May Build Off-Site Museum to House Space Shuttle

Thursday, September 29, 2011

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum may build an off-site museum to house the space shuttle Enterprise, officials close to the plans told WNYC.

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Intrepid Deck Becomes Ballet Stage for Vets

Friday, May 27, 2011

Memorial Day is coming up on Monday. Over the last few years, we’ve spoken with veterans to see who they’re remembering. Last year we spoke to veteran Joe Sturm about three men from his battalion who were killed in Afghanistan. But Joe is finding this Memorial Day more difficult than most, as he reflects on the ten years since the war began. Also with us is Roman Baca, an Iraq War veteran and the artistic director of Exit 12 Dance Company which stages "The Homecoming," a ballet about the Iraq War, on the Intrepid military ship this weekend in honor of Memorial Day. 

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Space Shuttles Go Into Retirement Homes

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Over 20 locations across the country put in their bid to house one of the retired space shuttles, and only four won. NASA announced the winners yesterday on the 30th anniversary of the first space shuttle flight, Columbia. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida will soon have space shuttle Atlantis; Endeavor will head to the California Science Center in Los Angeles; the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City won Enterprise, which will move from the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, to make room for Discovery.

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NASA Announces Intrepid Museum Will Get Enterprise Space Shuttle

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum will be home to the Enterprise space shuttle.

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Intrepid Museum Fights to Land a Space Shuttle in NYC

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

On Tuesday afternoon, NASA will announce whether or not the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum will receive one of its three shuttles. The Intrepid is one of 21 museums nationwide vying for the chance to exhibit a space shuttle to the astro-minded masses.

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Intrepid Museum Tries to Land Retired NASA Shuttle

Monday, August 30, 2010

After four decades, NASA is planning to retire its shuttle program, beginning in 2011. That will leave the National Aeronautic and Space Administration's remaining fleet of three space shuttles without a home. Twenty one institutions nationwide are interested in landing one of the orbiters, and Manhattan's Intrepid, Sea, Air & Space Museum is one of them.

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