New York's Intrepid Museum has opened a new temporary exhibition dedicated to the shuttle Enterprise while the main orbiter exhibition is being prepared.
A new exhibition called "Space Shuttle Enterprise: A Pioneer" has opened at New York's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.
The Intrepid's new Enterprise exhibition displays space shuttle instrumentation that was once part of Enterprise, or another prototype shuttle, according to NASA.
Former NASA astronaut Richard Truly wore this flight jacket during a space shuttle Challenger mission in 1983. The helmet he wore while flying the prototype shuttle Enterprise.
The Intrepid Museum gathered thousands of signatures in its campaign to bring a retired space shuttle to New York. Some petition cards are displayed in the new exhibition.
This model of the space shuttle Enterprise, used in wind tunnel tests of the shuttle design, weighs 83 pounds (38 kilograms).
Memorabilia and toys relating to the space shuttle Enterprise have been collected by the Intrepid Museum and are on display in a new temporary exhibition.
This ceramic model of shuttle Enterprise was used to test the shuttle design's aerodynamic properties.
These thermal blankets and pieces of insulation were used on NASA's space shuttles during their 30-year career.