The space shuttle Enterprise – named after the spaceship in Star Trek – floated past the Statue of Liberty and One World Trade Center on a barge on Wednesday and docked near its new home at a museum on New York’s Hudson River.
Crowds of people turned out to see the retired spacecraft make its final approach to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum where it was placed on display atop the World War II aircraft carrier USS Intrepid.
For a shuttle that never made it into space, Enterprise has had quite a journey. In April, hundreds of tourists and New Yorkers watched in awe as Enterprise flew over the city piggy-backed on a Boeing 747 Jumbo jet.
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