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The Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Experience

When the Boeing Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) opens to the public in 2015, visitors will have the unique opportunity to learn about the pivotal role of the Boeing Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) in NASA’s Space Shuttle program. Visitors ride an elevator to the main deck of the SCA. They step out into a large-scale cyclorama [...]

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NASA 905

From the Orbiter’s first drop tests flights to its inspirational roll as a historical landmark, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft is an integral part of the Shuttle’s history.  NASA used two modified Boeing 747 jetliners, originally manufactured for commercial use, as Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, NASA 905 and NASA 911.  The two aircraft are identical in [...]

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