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Space Shuttle Enterprise's Sea Trek to NYC Museum (Photos)

Shuttle Enterprise Docked at Weeks Terminal, NJ

Max Wieder

Space exploration enthusiast Max Weider sent in this photo on June 4, 2012. He wrote: "I was at the Global Marine terminal in New Jersey this afternoon and got several pictures of the Enterprise docked at Weeks terminal."

Enterprise Docked at Weeks Terminal

Max Wieder

Space exploration enthusiast Max Wieder sent in this photo on June 4, 2012. He wrote: "I was at the Global Marine terminal in New Jersey this afternoon and got several pictures of the Enterprise docked at Weeks terminal."

Shuttle Enterprise and Fireboat Escort

Harry & Melinda Schell

Space enthusiasts Harry & Melinda Schell sent in this photo of shuttle Enterprise plying the waters off New York City on June 3, 2012. They write: "On Sunday we were sailing the Lower New York bay and were able to take some terrific pictures of the shuttle and the fireboat."

Space Shuttle Enterprise Sails Under NYC Bridge

Dave Brody/SPACE.com

A barge carrying NASA's space shuttle Enterprise prototype passes beneath a bridge in the New York Harbor during a trip from John F. Kennedy airport to a New Jersey port during delivery on June 3, 2012. Enterprise is being delivered to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan for public display.

Space Shuttle Enterprise Barges Into NY Harbor

Jonathan Smith / SPACE.com

Space Shuttle Enterprise makes its last voyage (via barge) into New York Harbor

Space Shuttle Enterprise on Barge

Dennis Jenkins via collectSPACE.com

The space shuttle Enterprise, a NASA prototype, suffered minor wingtip damage when it grazed a bridge support while riding a barge from JFK airport in New York City to a temporary port in New Jersey on June 4, 2012. Enterprise is headed for NYC's Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

Space Shuttle Enterprise Wing Damage

Dennis Jenkins via collectSPACE.com

A close up of the wingtip damage on NASA's space shuttle Enterprise after it grazed a bridge support during a June 4, 2012 barge trip from NYC to New Jersey. The shuttle will be on public display at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in Manhattan.

Shuttle Enterprise Ships Out in NYC

collectSPACE.com/Ben Cooper

Space shuttle Enterprise, NASA’s original prototype orbiter, sails by Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York, on its way to Bayonne, NJ on June 3, 2012. The shuttle is ultimately destined for the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City, where it will be placed on public display.

Shuttle Enterprise on Barge, Overhead Shot

Intrepid Museum (via Twitter @IntrepidMuseum)

Intrepid Museum tweeted this image of Shuttle Enterprise on June 2, 2012. The museum wrote: "All barged up and ready to go. Stay tuned for updates on leg 1 of her river voyage tmrw, 6/3! #intrepidshuttle pic.twitter.com/HHVFJZGn."

Shuttle Enterprise Lifted onto Barge

Intrepid Museum (via Twitter @IntrepidMuseum)

Intrepid Museum tweeted this photo on June 2, 2012. The museum wrote: "#intrepidshuttle? in the air & ready to be placed on barge. Leg 1 of river journey set for tmrw, 6/3 pic.twitter.com/e2wkTHHh."

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