Space Shuttle Discovery Fly-In Day – Discovery Arrival Events

photo courtesy of nasm.si.edu

Spot the Shuttle 

On Tuesday, April 17 between 10 and 11 am EDT (WEATHER PERMITTING)  you may have a great opportunity to #spottheshuttle around the Washington DC and Dulles Airport/Udvar-Hazy Smithsonian region.

Here’s a Google Earth map to locations where the fly-in may be viewed from the ground:

Map of locations for viewing Discovery Fly-In

Map of locations for viewing Discovery Fly-In

SHARE Your Discovery!

Bring your video or camera stuff and share your photos, videos and tweets using the Discovery Social media here http://airandspace.si.edu/collections/discovery/share.cfm

Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Pinterest info for sharing your Discovery experiences

Read about the Mission Patch at collectSPACE 

Final Mission Discovery Mission Patch via collectSpace

Final Mission Discovery Mission Patch via collectSpace

View the Final Launch of Discovery:

Welcome Discovery Festival Information VIA Smithsonian

Welcome Discovery — to celebrate the acquisition of the Space Shuttle Discovery.  The festival will begin when the orbiter arrives in the D.C. area on April 17 and will feature four days of space-related activities, performances, appearances by space pioneers, films, and displays at the shuttle’s new home, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. Activities at the Center will kick off on April 19 when Discovery will be officially transferred by NASA into the Smithsonian’s collection in an outdoor ceremony open to the public.

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