Shuttle Debuts on Broadway
Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), is seen as it flies near the Empire State Building, Friday, April 27, 2012, in New York.
Enterprise and SCA Fly Above the Statue of Liberty
The SCA and Enterprise are seen near the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, April 27, 2012.
Closeup of Shuttle Enterprise Flying Over New York
David Dozier took this great shot of Enterprise and its 747 jet carrier aircraft during the prototype orbiter's final flight on April 27, 2012.
Enterprise Flies over the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor
Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), is seen as it flies near the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline, Friday, April 27, 2012, in New York.
Crowds Watch Shuttle Enterprise Fly Over New York
Reader Daniel Ortiz snapped this shot of the shuttle Enterprise on April 27, 2012, near the Hudson River and 72nd Street.
Enterprise and SCA on Final Approach to JFK Airport
Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com Assistant Managing Editor, got this shot of Enterprise and the SCA at JFK Airport as they were about to land, April 27, 2012.
Enterprise and SCA Fly Above the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), is seen as it flies near the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Friday, April 27, 2012, in New York.
Enterprise and SCA Flying Near Pier 86, Manhattan
SPACE.com staff writer Denise Chow photographed the Enterprise and SCA flying near Pier 86 by the USS Intrepid in New York City, future home of the Enterprise. Photo taken April 27. 2012.
Upper West Side Enterprise Flyby
Reader Kendra Snyder caught the Enterprise between the buildings of Manhattan's Upper West Side at 80th and Broadway on April 27, 2012.
Shuttle Enterprise from Chelsea Piers
Andrea Thompson, Managing Editor of our sister site OurAmazingPlanet, caught the Enterprise flying over the Hudson from Chelsea Piers on April 27, 2011.
Enterprise and SCA Fly Overhead Above the Hudson River
SPACE.com producer Tom Chao saw the Enterprise fly overhead from Pier 64 at 24th Street, Manhattan, April 27, 2012.
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