New York’s Intrepid Museum Is Getting a Space Shuttle!


Glass half-full: Amid fierce competition from dozens of institutions around the country, word is that later today, NASA will announce that Manhattan’s Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum has secured the honor of displaying one of NASA’s four now-retired space shuttles, the Enterprise.

Glass half-empty: The Enterprise is the only one of the four that never went into space.

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