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Space Shuttle Enterprise makes way for Discovery at Smithsonian

On April 19, Space Shuttle Enterprise was rolled out of the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar at the Smithsonian's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. The Space Shuttle Discovery will replace Enterprise at Udvar-Hazy. Enterprise is scheduled to be flown to New York, where it will be displayed at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. Though Enterprise, the first space shuttle orbiter never flew in space, it was crucial to the Space Shuttle Program because its series of approach and landing tests in 1977 proved the orbiter could fly in the atmosphere and land like an airplane, except without power -- like a glider.
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