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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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People pack the catwalks at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Become a Pilot Day at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center will let children experience some of what the job entails.

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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)

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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)

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Backlit by the afternoon sun, the NASA space shuttle Discovery is parked in the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., during its ceremonial arrival on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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People pack the catwalks as they watch the NASA space shuttle Discovery as it is parked in the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., during its ceremonial arrival on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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People pack the catwalks as they watch the NASA space shuttle Discovery as it is parked in the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., during its ceremonial arrival on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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People pack the catwalks at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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People pack the upper aisles as they watch the NASA space shuttle Discovery as it is parked in the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., during its ceremonial arrival on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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The NASA space shuttle Discovery 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., during its ceremonial arrival on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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The NASA space shuttles Enterprise (left) and Discovery (right) are nearly nose to nose during the ceremonial arrival of 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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VIPs and others take photos of one another with the NASA space shuttle Discovery during the its ceremonial 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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Cynthia Wood of Laurel, Md., holds her American flag as she watches 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 watch the the ceremonial arrival of the NASA space shuttle Discoveryat 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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Former Sen. John Glenn, Ohio Republican and former NASA astronaut, is joined by former Discovery crew members 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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The NASA space shuttle Discovery is towed into place behind the stage to be used as a backdrop during the celebration of 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 NASA space shuttle Discovery is towed into place behind the stage to be used as a backdrop during the celebration of 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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Finding any way they can, people in the crowd try to make photos 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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The U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps line up and prepare to perform 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)