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. ┬áThe 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. ┬áCheck out the flyer below, and read the NASA announcement here.

nasa discovery washington  Space Shuttle Discovery to Overfly Washington, DC