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Inside Shuttle Discovery, a Reporter's-Eye View

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The space shuttle Discovery is more complex, cramped, and altogether more awesome from the inside than I ever imagined. And in 2011, NASA retired the orbiter…Read More »





– the oldest flying shuttle – to begin preparing it for display in a museum.

I was lucky enough to crawl around the interior of the storied spaceship at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Discovery has already flown its last flight, so technicians are preparing the spaceship for retirement at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center outside Washington, D.C.    Less «
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Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com Assistant Managing Editor

Clara Moskowitz

Clara has been SPACE.com's Assistant Managing Editor since 2011, and has been writing for SPACE.com and LiveScience since 2008. Clara has a bachelor's degree in astronomy and physics from Wesleyan University, and a graduate certificate in science writing from the University of California, Santa Cruz. To find out what her latest project is, you can follow Clara on .
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