Tag Archives: Air and Space Museum

Titanic II – Part 1 : Downton Abbey on the North Atlantic, Cruising as Performance Art

How should we think about the RMS Titanic? Was the ship, which sank with a loss of over 1,500, a major maritime tragedy? Or was it just the backdrop for a historical drama about wealth and class conflict – a sort of Downton Abbey on the North Atlantic? … Continue reading

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Update: Space Shuttle Enterprise Moved to a Bigger Barge

After damaging a wingtip that extended beyond the side of the barge when the Space Shuttle Enterprise was moved from Kennedy Airport on Sunday, today the shuttle was moved to a larger barge for its last and shorter leg of … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Enterprise in New York – Damaged in Transit and Delayed by Weather

The Space Shuttle Enterprise has not had an easy time in New York.  When it was barged last Sunday between Kennedy Airport and Bayonne, New Jersey, prior to its final move to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, it suffered minor damage to one wingtip when the barge … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Enterprise Goes to Sea

The  Space Shuttle Enterprise was built as a prototype. As such it never flew in space. That is not to say, however, that it hasn’t traveled. In April, we caught it on video taking a ride on a NASA 747 up … Continue reading

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Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives in New York

The Space Shuttle Enterprise arrived in New York today on its way to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.   The Shuttle Enterprise rode piggy-back on a NASA 747, flying a loop over the Hudson River before landing at Kennedy Airport.  The shuttle will … Continue reading

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