Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Space Shuttle Enterprise Added to U.S. Historic Registry

by Robert Z. Pearlman, Editor

Date: 26 March 2013 Time: 10:22 AM ET
Space Shuttle Enterprise
NASA's space shuttle Enterprise, seen here during a test flight in 1977, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in March 2013.
The Enterprise, NASA's original prototype space shuttle, is now more than just a historic spacecraft. It is a historic place, too.

Located at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City, the test orbiter has been added to the National Register of Historic Places, becoming the first of NASA's retired space shuttles to receive the distinction.

"We are extremely proud to be the home of the space shuttle Enterprise," Susan Marenoff-Zausner, president of the Intrepid, said in a statement. "It is an honor to receive this distinction from the National Park Service."

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1 comment:

  1. Really, Space Shuttle NYC has become the historic place. People visit here from different locations. Visitors can view the original orbiter from all angles at Space Shuttle In New York. New Yorkers have more opportunity to see like this.