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The tail cone for space shuttle Discovery's three replica shuttle main engines arrives in Florida.

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The tail cone for space shuttle Discovery’s three replica shuttle main engines (RSMEs) arrives at Orbiter Processing Facility-1 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The tail cone will be installed around Discovery’s RSMEs for protection.

The work is part of the Space Shuttle Program’s transition and retirement processing of shuttle Discovery. Discovery is being prepared for display at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. For more information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle. Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann

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  • Title: The tail cone for space shuttle Discovery's three replica shuttle main engines arrives in Florida.
  • Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Owner: KSC
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