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Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft to begin trek to Space Center Houston - The Galveston County Daily News: Local News

July 26, 2016

Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft to begin trek to Space Center Houston

Posted: Monday, April 28, 2014 1:00 am

WEBSTER —The Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft flew into Ellington Field for an air show. When it leaves today it will roll out in pieces.

The Shuttle Carrier will become the newest exhibit at Space Center Houston once it rolls down Highway 3 and NASA Parkway in a 1,000-foot convoy. It’s a project that began last year when the space center floated the idea of putting the 318,000-pound aircraft on display, said Jack Moore, spokesperson for Space Center Houston.

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