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How Do You Transport a Space Shuttle?

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Check out these cool pictures of the Space Shuttle Enterprise being barged up the Hudson River in New York. It is on a huge barge being moved from JFK airport to the Air and Space Museum on the deck of the USS Intrepid.

The move was picturesque but not too smooth.  One of the Space Shuttle wings clipped the pilings on one of the bridges and the shuttle suffered minor damage.  Oops.

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