The space shuttle Discovery, attached to a modified NASA 747 aircraft, takes off headed for the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum from Cape Canaveral

 
The space shuttle Discovery, attached to a modified NASA 747 aircraft, takes off headed for the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum from Cape Canaveral
The space shuttle Discovery, attached to a modified NASA 747 aircraft, takes off headed for it's final home at The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida April 17, 2012. REUTERS/Michael R. Brown (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY TRANSPORT)