Photos: Enterprise Space Shuttle Flown To Retirement In New York City

Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Riding atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, the space shuttle Enterprise flies past the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor on April 27, 2012 in New York City. Enterprise, which was flown from Washington, DC, will eventually be put on permanent display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: People watch as the space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies past the Jersey City skyline prior to landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on April 27, 2012 in New York City. Enterprise, which was flown from Washington, DC, will eventually be put on permanent display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies past the Jersey City skyline prior to landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on April 27, 2012 in New York City. Enterprise, which was flown from Washington, DC, will eventually be put on permanent display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Carl Erwich/Getty Images)
NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA
NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA
NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with space shuttle Enterprise mounted atop flies up the Hudson River past the New York City skyline April 27, 2012 on its way to John F. Kennedy International Airport. During the weeks following the arrival, Enterprise will be "demated" from the 747 and placed on a barge that will be moved by tugboat up the Hudson River to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in June. AFP PHOTO TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies past the Verrazano-Narrows bridge prior to landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on April 27, 2012 in New York City. Enterprise, which was flown from Washington, DC, will eventually be put on permanent display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Carl Erwich/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies past Jersey City prior to landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on April 27, 2012 in New York City. Enterprise, which was flown from Washington, DC, will eventually be put on permanent display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies past Jersey City prior to landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on April 27, 2012 in New York City. Enterprise, which was flown from Washington, DC, will eventually be put on permanent display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Carl Erwich/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies past the Statue of Liberty prior to landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on April 27, 2012 in New York City. Enterprise, which was flown from Washington, DC, will eventually be put on permanent display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs Washington DC For New York Atop 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs Washington DC For New York Atop 747
DULLES, VA - APRIL 27: People watch as the space shuttle Enterprise, sitting atop a NASA 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, takes off from Washington Dulles International Airport, on April 27, 2012 in Dulles, Virginia. The Enterprise is being ferried to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, and will go on display at New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New York Atop A 747
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: A gaggle of geese lay on the grass as people await the arrival of Space Shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, flies past the Statue of Liberty prior to landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on April 27, 2012 in New York City. Enterprise, which was flown from Washington, DC, will eventually be put on permanent display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs Washington DC For New York Atop 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs Washington DC For New York Atop 747
DULLES, VA - APRIL 27: The space shuttle Enterprise sits atop a NASA 747 shuttle carrier aircraft before departing Washington Dulles International Airport, on April 27, 2012 in Dulles, Virginia. Later this morning Enterprise will be ferried to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to go on display at New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs Washington DC For New York Atop 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs Washington DC For New York Atop 747
DULLES, VA - APRIL 27: Young boys watch as the space shuttle Enterprise sitting atop a NASA 747 shuttle carrier aircraft prepares to take off from Washington Dulles International Airport, on April 27, 2012 in Dulles, Virginia. The Enterprise is being ferried to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, and will go on display at New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs Washington DC For New York Atop 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs Washington DC For New York Atop 747
DULLES, VA - APRIL 27: The space shuttle Enterprise sits atop a NASA 747 shuttle carrier aircraft before departing Washington Dulles International Airport, on April 27, 2012 in Dulles, Virginia. Later this morning Enterprise will be ferried to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to go on display at New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs Washington DC For New York Atop 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs Washington DC For New York Atop 747
DULLES, VA - APRIL 27: People watch as the space shuttle Enterprise, sitting atop a NASA 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, takes off from Washington Dulles International Airport, on April 27, 2012 in Dulles, Virginia. The Enterprise is being ferried to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, and will go on display at New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs Washington DC For New York Atop 747
Space Shuttle Enterprise Departs Washington DC For New York Atop 747
DULLES, VA - APRIL 27: The space shuttle Enterprise sits atop a NASA 747 shuttle carrier aircraft before departing Washington Dulles International Airport, on April 27, 2012 in Dulles, Virginia. Later this morning Enterprise will be ferried to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to go on display at New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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