Shuttle trainer lands at Museum of Flight on June 30
West Seattle-born NASA astronaut Greg Johnson will be returning to his home state June 30, but hes bringing a little piece of NASA with himthe crew compartment of a full-scale space shuttle trainer. Johnson will pilot the cargo plane, NASAs Super Guppy, carrying the shuttle cabin as it makes its way to its new home at Seattles Museum of Flight.
Though the shuttle is an identical model of a NASA orbiter, its June 30 flight will be about as close to space as it will ever get. The cabin has only been used as a training tool for NASA astronauts.
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