NASA’s Space Shuttle Discovery, “which has completed 37 missions into space and 5,247 orbits,” has been sold to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum for a hefty $28.2-million. Since the shuttle’s engines will not be required in a museum environment, they are offering them for free, as long as you have the means of transportation. Continue reading for a cockpit video from the 2006 launch.

It was originally worth $42 million but the price has plummeted to take in the cost of hauling the monster from the Kennedy Space Centre to a major US airport.

[via Telegraph]


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