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Coast Guard escorts Space Shuttle Enterprise

A Coast Guard Auxiliary boat crew helps maintain a safety zone around a barge carrying the retired Space Shuttle Enterprise while it transits through the New York Harbor to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Wednesday, June 6, 2012. The Coast Guard worked closely with its port partners to ensure the Enterprise transited safely throughout the port to its new home at the museum. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson)



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This work, Coast Guard escorts Space Shuttle Enterprise [Image 3 of 3], by PO2 Erik Swanson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.06.2012

Date Posted:06.07.2012 08:13

Photo ID:596598

VIRIN:120606-G-TG089-419

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:8.2 MB

Location:NY, US

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