NYC Museum Launches New Space Shuttle Enterprise Exhibit

A floating Manhattan museum unveiled a temporary new exhibition devoted to the space shuttle Enterprise today (Jan. 17) while the prototype orbiter — NASA’s first shuttle — is being restored after a devastating storm.

Called “Space Shuttle Enterprise: A Pioneer,” the exhibition debuted inside the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in response to the closure of the Enterprise pavilion after Hurricane Sandy, displays some never-before-seen artifacts from the space shuttle’s history. The shuttle Enterprise itself is parked on the flight deck of the Intrepid, which is a retired World War II aircraft carrier….

Image credit: Clara Moskowitz/SPACE.com

 

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