Image description: This morning the Space Shuttle Discovery took a final flight around Washington, D.C. perched on top of a 747 jet before being transferred to its final resting place in the National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia.
The remaining space shuttles will be transferred to various museums and visitors centers throughout the country.
Learn more about NASA’s special 747 jet that transfers the shuttles after their missions are complete.
If you were in DC today and saw the shuttle fly by, you can share your photos from the event.
Photo by NASA.