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Shuttle carrier aircraft arrives at Space Center Houston - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

August 27, 2016

Shuttle carrier aircraft arrives at Space Center Houston

Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 8:13 am

Two days after it began its trek from Ellington field, the Boeing 747 Space Shuttle Carrier aircraft arrived at its final destination at Space Center Houston Wednesday morning.

Crawling at the speed of a person walking, 3 miles per hour, the jumbo jet moved nearly two miles last night and nearly six miles the night before.

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What do you think of the idea to locate a spaceport at Ellington Airport near NASA's Johnson Space Center?

The Houston Airport System proposed building a spaceport at Ellington Field that would serve as a terminal for commercial space tourism, high-speed cargo flights and hubs for commercial space companies and education facilities.

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