Four Retired Space Shuttles Find Homes at US Museums

Space Shuttle Enterprise

photo by Marcin Wichary

Space Shuttle Enterprise at Intrepid Museum

NASA has announced the retirement homes of the four remaining space shuttles, ending a period of intense lobbying by various states and institutions. Manhattan’s Intrepid Museum will house the Enterprise, the Endeavour will reside in Los Angeles, at the California Science Center, and the Atlantis will rest at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. The Discovery’s final home was already decided three years ago: The Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington DC.

via NY Times City Room Blog