Disappointment today at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium, as the museum was snubbed in its bid to host one of the retiring space shuttles.The Adler piped the NASA announcement live into its 3-D Universe Theater.
Chicago's Adler Planetarium will not be home to a space shuttle, but will get a shuttle flight simulator as consolation prize.New York City will be the new home of space shuttle Enterprise, the prototype shuttle used for test flights more than three decades ago. Sens.
More than 20 museums across America are competing to house one of two retired shuttles from NASA’s fleet. Discovery is thought to be heading to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.