Intrepid Museum Prepares To Open New Space Shuttle Pavilion

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The side of the Space Shuttle Enterprise is seen at a press preview... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Cultures,Engineering,Horizontal,Human Interest,NASA,New York City,Press Preview,Science,Science and Technology,Side View,Space,Space Exploration,Space Mission,Space Shuttle Enterprise,Technology,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: The side of the Space Shuttle Enterprise is seen at a press preview of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum’s new Space Shuttle Pavilion on July 18, 2012 in New York City. The Enterprise was NASA’s first space shuttle and a prototype which performed tests in 1977 within the Earth’s atmosphere. NASA awarded the Enterprise to the museum after the 2011 retirement of the shuttle program. The pavilion will open to the public July 19. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)