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The NASA space shuttle Discovery is prepared to be moved to a location in front of the riser for the ceremony after its arrival at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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The crowd listens to speakers during the ceremonial arrival of the NASA space shuttle Discovery at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Chester Hull of Charlottesville, Va., walks with his two sons, Bryant (center), 4, and Cooper (right), 6, as they make their way to the ceremonial arrival of the NASA space shuttle Discovery at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Seats are reserved with American flags for astronauts before the ceremonial arrival of the NASA space shuttle Discovery at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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With the NASA space shuttle Enterprise in the background, Katherine Watson poses for a photo wearing her space shuttle hat before the ceremonial arrival of the NASA space shuttle Discovery at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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The NASA space shuttle Discovery sits parked on a road before the celebrations at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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People prepare the NASA space shuttle Enterprise to be moved outside prior to the ceremonial arrival of the space shuttle Discovery at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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People prepare the NASA space shuttle Enterprise to be moved outside prior to the ceremonial arrival of the space shuttle Discovery at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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News crews set up against a sunrise prior to the ceremonial arrival of the NASA space shuttle Discovery at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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People cheer and greet the NASA space shuttle Discovery as it is brought into the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Carrie Gouldin of Washington, D.C. with Think Geek holds "Timmy" the monkey as she takes video of the space shuttle Discovery flying past the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Timmy has been to at least five shuttle launches. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Drew Schwartzman, left, 5, of Baltimore, Md., and Alexander Leigh, 3, of Round Hill, Va., play with toy shuttles outside the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 as they wait for the space shuttle Discovery to fly by on its way to Washington Dulles International Airport. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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"Timmy" the monkey joined the Think Geek crew as they watched the space shuttle Discovery fly past the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Timmy has been to at least five shuttle launches. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Seen from a tower at the Washington National Cathedral, the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery is seen being carried piggyback on a modified Boeing 747, above the Washington, D.C. area,Tuesday, April 17, 2012, as it makes it's way to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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Seen from a tower at the Washington National Cathedral, the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery is seen being carried piggyback on a modified Boeing 747, above the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.,Tuesday, April 17, 2012, as it makes it's way to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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The NASA Space Shuttle Discovery is seen being carried piggyback on a modified Boeing 747, above the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, April 17, 2012, as it makes it's way to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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The NASA Space Shuttle Discovery is seen being carried piggyback on a modified Boeing 747, above the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, April 17, 2012, as it makes it's way to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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A man waves as he joins others standing atop a platform on one of the towers at the Washington National Cathedral, watching as the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery, being carried piggyback on a modified Boeing 747, makes it's way in the skies above Washington, D.C., Tuesday, April 17, 2012, as it makes it's way to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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Seen from a tower at the Washington National Cathedral, the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery is seen being carried piggyback on a modified Boeing 747, above the Washington, D.C. area, Tuesday, April 17, 2012, as it makes it's way to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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Seen from a tower at the Washington National Cathedral,the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery is seen being carried piggyback on a modified Boeing 747, in the skies above the Washington, D.C., area Tuesday, April 17, 2012, as it makes it's way to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)