ASCENT by John Safer 2003. This sculptor reaches out to over 70 feet in the air and weighs over 11,000lbs. Clouds were fantastic in the early morning as the crowd gathered to wait the arrival of the space shuttle DISCOVERY.
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Young space explorer waiting for the space shuttle DISCOVERY to fly over.
View of the first fly over of the space shutle DISCOVERY near Dulles Airport.
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View of space shuttle DISCOVERY near Dulles Airport
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DISCOVERY and escort making there way to Dulles Airport
Space shuttle faceoff
Nose to nose - Enterprise and Discovery
Space shutle Discovery parked out front before going inside for display.
Discovery arrives at Dulles Airport.
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Space shuttle DISCOVERY.
Landing gear down heading for Dulles airport.
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