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Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a specially fitted NASA Boeing 747, lands at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allison Joyce / Getty Images

Enterprise flies over New York and the Statue of Liberty.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Enterprise flies past the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Heiman / Getty Images

The space shuttle Enterprise, riding on the back of a specially fitted NASA Boeing 747, cruises above the New York City skyline headed for John F. Kennedy International Airport as seen from across the Hudson River in New Jersey.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julio Cortez / Associated Press

Spectators watch space shuttle Enterprise fly up the Hudson River, prior to landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Nagle / Getty Images

Space shuttle Enterprise, mounted atop a Boeing 747, flies past Ellis Island.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Heiman / Getty Images

Enterprise flies over Jersey City, N.J., en route to Kennedy International.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carl Erwich / Getty Images

Enterprise flies up the Hudson River, prior to landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Nagle / Getty Images

New Yorkers take photos as Enterprise flies over the Jersey City, N.J., skyline in the distance.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Heiman / Getty Images

A glimpse of Enterprise seen between a pair of apartment towers in Jersey City, N.J.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Heiman / Getty Images

Space shuttle Enterprise soars over the Manhattan skyline, including the Empire State Building, in a view from New Jersey.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Julio Cortez / Associated Press

The space shuttle Enterprise, attached to a modified Boeing 747, takes off from Dulles International Airport for New York City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JIM LO SCALZO / EPA

A ground crew member stands atop a concrete block to take a photo as Enterprise takes off from Dulles International Airport.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Wilson / Getty Images North America

Enterprise is mated to a NASA Boeing 747 that bears painted reminders of its dozens of missions ferrying space shuttles over the years.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Handout / NASA

Enterprise is lowered into position to be mated to a NASA Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at Dulles International Airport on April 20.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BILL INGALLS / NASA

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Space shuttle Enterprise lands in New York after Manhattan flyover

The space shuttle Enterprise, affixed atop a specially modified Boeing 747, took to the skies from Dulles International Airport near Washington on Friday on its final flight, headed for John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

The Enterprise will ultimately be put on display at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum this summer in Manhattan.

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  1. July 28, 2014, 2:19 am

    The space shuttle Enterprise, affixed atop a specially modified Boeing 747, took to the skies from Dulles International Airport near Washington on Friday on its final flight, headed for John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. Roller Shutters Jupiter

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