NASA and a Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Invite Social Media Followers to Welcome Space Shuttle Discovery

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NASA and a Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Invite Social Media Followers to Welcome Space Shuttle Discovery

WASHINGTON — NASA and a Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will entice 30 of their amicable media supporters to a initial “NASA Social” on Apr 19 to acquire space convey Discovery to a inhabitant collection. Registration opens during noon EDT Thursday, Mar 15, and closes during noon Friday, Mar 16. Thirty participants will be comparison incidentally from online registrations.

For some-more information on NASA Social and to register, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/social

A NASA Social is an eventuality for people who use NASA’s amicable media accounts. For this event, fans and supporters on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ are authorised to register. Each member might entice one guest and all registrants contingency be 13 or older.
The amicable media organisation will debate a Smithsonian’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center; pronounce with museum curators, NASA scientists and engineers; and have a once-in-a-lifetime eventuality of observation and photographing space shuttles Enterprise and Discovery together. Participants also will accommodate associate space enthusiasts who are active on amicable media and members of a Smithsonian and NASA amicable media teams.

NASA strictly will send Discovery into a Smithsonian’s collection Apr 19 in an outside rite open to a public. The eventuality will start with Discovery’s attainment from adjacent Dulles International Airport onto a draw highway behind a center. That evening, specialists from NASA and a museum’s collections multiplication will start repositioning Enterprise and Discovery. Enterprise has been on arrangement during a core and is relocating to New York’s Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. Discovery will be changed inside a center’s James S. McDonnell Space Hangar to be displayed permanently.

For information and updates about Discovery attainment events, visit:

http://discovery.si.edu

The National Air and Space Museum operates dual buildings in a Washington area: a flagship building on a National Mall and a Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., nearby Dulles. Both comforts are open daily from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. (closed Dec. 25).

To find all a ways to bond and combine with NASA, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/connect

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