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Enterprise arrives in New York City
Posted: April 27, 2012
Duration: 4 min 21 sec
he prototype shuttle Enterprise arrives at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City for unloading and an upcoming barge ride in June to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.
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Shuttle Enterprise departs Northern Virginia on ferryflight to New York
Posted: April 27, 2012
Duration: 2 min 49 sec
The Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, under the control of pilot Bill Rieke, departs Dulles International Airport in Northern Virginia for the ferryflight of Enterprise up to New York City.
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The Saturn 5 and Enterprise
Posted: March 30, 2010
Duration: 14 min 55 sec
Temporarily returning to Florida again, the space shuttle Enterprise is towed across the Kennedy Space Center for positioning next to the leftover Saturn 5 rocket on display in front of the Vehicle Assembly Building in this footage dated 1985.
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Enterprise departs Florida
Posted: March 30, 2010
Duration: 8 min 23 sec
After finishing the assembly and launch pad tests, Enterprise was mounted atop the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft and flown out of the Kennedy Space Center to accomplish other tasks elsewhere.

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Enterprise leaves the launch pad
Posted: March 30, 2010
Duration: 3 min 31 sec
Having accomplished the first-ever validations of how to assemble the space shuttle vehicle and interactions with the launch pad, Enterprise is rolled back from pad 39A to the Vehicle Assembly Building.
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Shuttle Enterprise rolls to pad 39A
Posted: March 30, 2010
Duration: 21 min 49 sec
Riding atop the Apollo-era crawler-transporter, the fully assembly space shuttle Enterprise rollout in the spring of 1979 for fit-checks with launch pad 39A. The momentous event includes "live" NASA commentator and a speech by the Kennedy Space Center director.
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Hoisting Enterprise in the VAB
Posted: March 30, 2010
Duration: 20 min 5 sec
The orbiter Enterprise is lifted from the center aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building, rotated vertically and then hoisted into position for mating with its external fuel tank and twin solid rocket boosters atop a mobile launching platform.

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Space shuttle Enterprise's first approach and landing test
Posted: March 30, 2010
Duration: 16 min 51 sec
On August 12, 1977, the space shuttle Enterprise performed the first approach and landing test at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Enterprise was ferried into the sky by the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, and then released to fly a controlled trajectory and touch down on the runway, a major test in developing the space shuttle program.
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Enterprise takes piggyback test-ride
Posted: March 30, 2010
Duration: 11 min 32 sec
The Boeing 747 aircraft modified into the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft makes a brief "captive-carry" test flight with the space shuttle Enterprise into the skies over Edwards Air Force Base in California.

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"The Space Shuttle: Transport for Tomorrow"
Posted: March 30, 2010
Duration: 9 min 51 sec
This NASA film dating back to the mid 1970s previews the nation's space shuttle program and how winged spaceplanes would be used in the coming decades. "Transport for Tomorrow" provides a fascinating look the original concepts for the shuttles.
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Space Launch Complex-6: Enterprise on the launch pad
Posted: October 2, 2005
Duration: 2 min 39 sec
NASA's prototype space shuttle orbiter, Enterprise, is hauled from the processing hangar built on north Vandenberg across the hilly terrain to Space Launch Complex-6 for attachment to the waiting tank and boosters. SLC-6 was built to provide a West Coast shuttle launch pad, but the program was cancelled after the Challenger accident. This stacking of Enterprise was the only time a shuttle stood on SLC-6.
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Space Launch Complex-6: External fuel tank mated
Posted: October 2, 2005
Duration: 2 min 3 sec
With the rocket boosters assembled on the launch mount, an external fuel tank is brought to the Space Launch Complex-6 pad, hoisted upright and mated to the solids.
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Space Launch Complex-6: Shuttle boosters stacked
Posted: October 2, 2005
Duration: 3 min 18 sec
In January 1985, a pair of inert space shuttle solid rocket boosters were stacked atop the Space Launch Complex-6 pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base for a practice pre-flight campaign at the new West Coast shuttle facility.
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