NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft with Space Shuttle
NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft with Space Shuttle Discovery mounted atop flies approximately 1,500 feet over the National Capital Region, April 17, in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. The aircraft landed at Washington Dulles International Airport in Sterling, Va., before its transfer to the National Air and Space Museum. Discovery completed 39 missions, spent 365 days in space, orbited the Earth 5,830 times, and traveled 148,221,675 miles.
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