space shuttle discovery 747  Space Shuttle Discovery to Overfly Washington, DC(Image: David Shapinski, cc-sa-3.0)

It’s an exciting time in Washington, DC as the city prepares for the arrival of the Space Shuttle Discovery, the best known and most travelled of the NASA orbiters.  The space agency has announced that Discovery will fly over the DC metro area mounted atop the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft between 10 – 11am EDT on April 17.  Check out the flyer below, and read the NASA announcement here.

nasa discovery washington  Space Shuttle Discovery to Overfly Washington, DC