New York City & Space Museum
New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York Metropolitan Area, one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. The Space Museum is the seventh serial of the second season in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in four weekly parts from 24 April to 15 May 1965. The story is set on the planet Xeros, a subjugated planet in the Morok Empire, now home to a vast museum and a young, rebellious population. /5
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USS Intrepid, shown at its permanent dock, is foundation of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City.
Astronaut Mike Massimino is sitting on the floor, completely fixated on the video showing him and his former Space Shuttle crewmates training underwater to upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope. On display nearby, eight of the actual tools they used during that training, and later in space, to service the orbiting observatory one last time. “I get goose bumps looking at this stuff. To me, it is very, very personal,” Massimino says. “I do not know if anyone else is going to like it as much as me.” Eric Boehm, the curator at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, is betting they will. Massimino and Boehm are discussing that opens in New York City on board the USS Intrepid, a converted World War II Aircraft Carrier, on Thursday (Oct. 23). The display, which is positioned under and around the museum’s exhibit of the prototype Space Shuttle Enterprise, commemorates the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope next April. Massimino, who retired from NASA in July, has joined the Intr ...
Kissinger Confronted While Receiving The Freedom Award Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger received the Intrepid Freedom Award for his distinguished career defending the values of freedom and democracy. The ceremony was held May 23, 2013, aboard New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Presenting the award was former CIA Director and retired U.S. Army General David Petraeus, who earned a doctorate from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Petraeus said, "I am deeply honored to present the 2013 Intrepid Award to my friend and my hero, the Honorable Henry A. Kissinger." Kissinger served under presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977. The ceremony also honored David Koch. He's executive vice president of Kansas-based Koch Industries, Inc. Activist journalist, Luke Rudkowski confronts Henry Kissinger. Rudkowski also asked him about the comment he is on record ...
Did you know that Washington D.C. is under the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States Congress? Fun facts about the capital of the United States: - Washington DC has 715 libraries—only 118 fewer than New York City. - The most popular museum in DC—and on the planet—is the National Air and Space Museum, which has had 219 million visitors in its first 25 years. - The National Zoo is home to thousands of animals from all over the world. Admission is free! Learn more about Washington here:
The now decommissioned Space Shuttle Enterprise appears to have been damaged by super storm Sandy, as it blew through New York City. The shuttle is currently on display on the deck of the USS Intrepid, as part of the Sea, Air, and Space museum on pier 86. The storm tore through the shuttle's inflatable pavilion which housed it, leaving a deflated mess over the space craft. It appears that the pavilion has damaged the vertical stabilizer on the tail of the craft. The museum has yet to comment on the situation. This is not the first time the Enterprise has been damaged however. As it was being towed through Jamaica Bay en route to its new home in Manhattan, the barge was hit by wind and forced the spacecraft's wingtip into a railroad bridge pylon.
At the Intrepid Museum in New York City visiting Space Shuttle Enterprise with the Egleston Scholars from Columbia Engineering
Okay you GOP Lower Income/Middle Class nitwits: Were YOU invited to one of Romney's Fundraisers? THESE One-Percenters are his base NOT YOU! What would YOU do with $50,000??? VOTE OBAMA who raises money from HIS base: We the People... "The $50,000 entrance fee...gets Mr. Romney’s “Founding Partners and Members” and “Stars and Stripes” club members into a dinner Monday night at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. "Headliners at the Intrepid dinner include Representative Paul D. Ryan, Mr. Romney’s running mate; Rudolph W. Guiliani, former mayor of New York City; Reince Preibus, the Republican National Committee chairman; Donald Trump; and Mr. Spencer Zwick. "Mr. Ryan is also hosting his own cocktail and photo reception Monday afternoon at the Hilton New York — $1,000 per person and $5,000 for a photo." from today's NY Times... XOV
A Space Shuttle Over Los Angeles It's not every day that a Space Shuttle lands at LAX. Although this was a first for the major Los Angeles airport hub, it was a last for the Space Shuttle Endeavour, as it completed its tour of California skies and landed, albeit atop a 747, for the last time. During its last flight the iconic shuttle and its chase planes were photographed near several of California's own icons including the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, the Hollywood Sign, and the skyline of Los Angeles. Previously, in May, the Space Shuttle Enterprise was captured passing behind several of New York City's icons on its way to the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum. Pictured above, the piggybacking shuttle was snapped on approach last week to LAX as it crossed above and beyond a major Los Angeles street. Now retired, the Space Shuttles are all museum pieces, with this shuttle scheduled to be towed along the streets of LA to the California Science Center.
Space enthusiasts in the Northeast have a new reason to visit New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum: today marks the grand opening of the museum's Space Shuttle Enterprise exhibit. From the museum's website: The exhibition brings to life the remarkable story of the Enterprise as the.
Several months after its high-profile fly-by of the New York City skyline, the Space Shuttle Enterprise has landed on display at a New York exhibit presented by the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. The show finally opened to the public today. The Enterprise has found its final home on the USS Intrepid. For now, it's housed in a temporary pavilion; the museum is planning a more permanent structure in the future.
For your situational awareness. NASA managers, in consultation with Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum officials, have selected Friday, April 27, to ferry Space Shuttle Enterprise from Washington Dulles International Airport to John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport in New York/Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark.. NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with Enterprise mounted atop will fly at a relatively low altitude over various parts of the New York City metropolitan area on Friday. The aircraft is expected to fly near a variety of landmarks, including the Statue of Liberty and Intrepid. As per FAA NY Press Office, the Enterprise Space Shuttle will be escorted through our area by military fighter jets and is expected to be in NYC area at approx 1100 hrs. Shuttle will u-turn at the Tappan Zee Bridge and proceed back south over Bergen County and hug the Hudson River on the Jersey side towards the GWB. Depending on conditions at Newark airport at the time, shuttle and escort will ...
Space Shuttle Enterprise's April 23 jet flight from Washington, DC to New York City has gone from "on time" to "delayed." Enterprise was scheduled to take off from Washington Dulles to JFK Airport to be displayed by the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.
The Enterprise Space Shuttle test vehicle will arrive in New York City on April 23, landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on the back of a NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, officials for the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum announced today. Sometime in June, the Enterprise will travel by bar...
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