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Shuttle Carrier Aircraft - Space Shuttle Endeavour Landing at LAX - worth seeing
   Logic Earth
  Published: 11 months ago

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NASA’s first Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, NASA 905, was acquired from American Airlines in 1974 and flew several aeronautic research projects at NASA Dryden before being modified by Boeing for the shuttle carrier role in 1976.

It carried the shuttle prototype Enterprise, which was not designed for actual spaceflight. On the Approach and Landing Tests at Edwards in 1977 and also flew the majority of the shuttle ferry flights, including the final “Tour of California” ferry flight of the retired shuttle Endeavour to Los Angeles in September 2012. Endeavour is now on public display in the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center in Los Angeles.

Shuttle Carrier N905NA was the largest aircraft carrier, used to ferry the retired Shuttles to their respective museums. It returned to the Dryden Flight Research Facility at Edwards Air Force Base in California after a short flight planespotting from Los Angeles International Airport on September 24, 2012. It was intended to join N911NA as a source of spare parts for NASA's SOFIA aircraft.
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2 days ago
Stupendo video.


1 week ago
7:22 gta 5 map


1 week ago
Space Suttle wasn't in space at all. Because its shielding has cracks.


1 week ago
Mating plane.
And that f16 is they child.


2 weeks ago
at 15:27 they had raised the flag from cockpit !!! wow


2 weeks ago
wow, amazing


2 weeks ago
"Yeeaahh a big ol' turn" lol


2 weeks ago
That smog over LA. Not as bad as China but still..


3 weeks ago
شك ر نكترن


3 weeks ago
Why they are talking like they are doing sex?


3 weeks ago
I drive a flatbed 18 wheeler so I need to know out of curiosity how the heck they secured the orbiter on towing aircraft


3 weeks ago
HOW. CAN. THIS. FLY?


3 weeks ago
Magnificent and wonderful.


3 weeks ago
Great sir


3 weeks ago
ㅋㅋㅎㅎ


3 weeks ago
Fantastic video.


4 weeks ago
Fake! Where is the transparency, where is the sincerity?


4 weeks ago
i


4 weeks ago
Without a doubt, the USA is one of the very few if not the greatest country in the world. Proud of what you guys have contributed to science.


4 weeks ago
nice


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