This shot was almost impossible to get.  The size of the Udvar-Hazy building is impossible to imagine, but the number of people who take photos of the space shuttle made this very hard.  It took a while for most of the people to clear out and I only had time for one shot.

I was underwhelmed by the size of the space shuttle.  I always imagined it as being about twice this size.  But, alas, I was wrong.  However, that did not take away from the sheer awsomeness of being in the presence of a space shuttle.  Even if it never made it to space of is actually a real one.  It was still great.

Enterprise

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  1. […] of most of the airplanes on this trip.  Or then, maybe I was still in awe ate getting to see the Enterprise, the Blackbird and the Enola Gay.  Next time, I make the promise to make a concerted effort to […]

  2. […] I had such a great time in Washington D.C. recently and had the opportunity to see many things and take a few photos of them.  I am a huge fan of flying, astronomy and generally anything in space or underwater.  So, naturally, I had to visit the Air and Space Museum.  At the Udvar-Hazy Center, they have a wall honoring certain figures in flight, including space flight.  This happens to be that “Wall of Honor”.  It was such an honor to walk along it and see all the names and think of their important contributions to flight.  I have also posted many other photos from the Air and Space Museum, including this photo of the space shuttle Enterprise. […]

  3. […] building of the Air and Space Museum at Dulles Airport in Washington D.C. and see the shuttle Enterprise.  And while you check it out, don’t miss last Wednesday’s Daily […]

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