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How Does NASA Mount A Space Shuttle On An Airplane?

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PostSubject: How Does NASA Mount A Space Shuttle On An Airplane? Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:02 pm

Today, NASA's space shuttle Endeavour made its final flight into California from Florida's Kennedy Space Center where it will retire and be on display at the California Science Center. Many of us were fortunate enough to have seen the fly-by today as it was transported on top of a 747 airplane across the skies. I was asking myself, Have you ever wondered how they strap these space shuttles on top of airplanes to move them from one place to another?

Well here's a video that shows how its done:

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