You can see a couple Air Force service members snapping the photo opportunity beside their formidable KC-135 Stratotankers lined up on the tarmac.
Photo: Facebook/U.S. Air Force
And here’s another view from the Air Force’s perspective, taken by Senior Airman Perry Aston
Photo: U.S Air Force/Perry Aston
A close-up of the Discovery above Joint Base Andrews with a NASA chase plane escort flying in formation
Photo: U.S. Air Force/Bobby Jones
And away they went. The retired shuttle landed at Washington Dulles International Airport. It’s now being delivered to the National Air & Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy centre
Photo: U.S. Air Force/Perry Aston
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