Discovery is towed into place behind the stage to be used as a backdrop during the celebration of its arrival at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly on Thursday. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Discovery is towed into place behind the stage to be used as a backdrop during the celebration of its arrival at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly on Thursday. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)