Shuttle replica makes final landing atop 747

August 14, 2014 1:26 PM

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Shuttle replica makes final landing atop 747

CLEAR LAKE – A crane lifted the space shuttle replica Independence nearly three stories Thursday to its resting place atop a Boeing 747 transport plane at Space Center Houston.

The delicate lift to the crown of the 63-foot 747 took about 30 minutes in view of hundreds of spectators.

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