Workers added a nosecone to the top of the second solid rocket booster at the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit as construction speeds ahead to a June 29 opening.
Still in its protective shrink wrap, space shuttle Atlantis has been raised and tilted into display position at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
Recently, NASA's space shuttles were on the move as part of the transition and retirement activities at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Teams at Kennedy evaluated the steps to install flight-worthy pods to Enterprise for upcoming move.
For the first time ever, NASA's two highly modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft briefly flew in formation over the Edwards Air Force Base.
Workers rehearsed lifting shuttles off their 747 carrier aircraft when they arrive at their new homes.
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