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The space shuttle Discovery, carried on the back of a jumbo jet, flies over the Washington Monument in D.C., on April 17, 2012, en route to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Va. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Job seekers pass a military jet during a job fair for veterans on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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Pearl Harbor survivors (front row, from left) Robert Welkner, Aaron Chabin and John Jankowski prepare to cast a wreath into the Hudson River in New York aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. (Associated Press)

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July 17 NASA / ART: 50 Years of Exploration at National Air and Space Through October 9 at the National Air and Space Museum, Independence Ave. and 6th St. SW, 202.633.1000, http://www.si.edu/Museums/air-and-space-museum

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This image provided by the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Thursday, April 7, 2011 shows a proposal for a space shuttle exhibit in New York. Enterprise will go to New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum for display in a glass enclosure on a Manhattan pier on the Hudson River, next to the aircraft carrier that houses the museum. (AP Photo/Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum)