canoecarrier
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Space Shuttle Trainer Arrival At BFI

Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:23 am

Is anyone else planning on going down to BFI on Saturday to see the Super Guppy bring the shuttle trainer in this weekend? It sounds like it might be busy with the governor being there and other dignitaries but since I'm a Museum of Flight member and go there every couple weeks with my son I thought I might watch it come in with him.

Any suggestions on how early to show up? Last week when we went they had a 787 parked in the parking lot. Is that where the Guppy will be?

[Edited 2012-06-27 23:29:38]
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seachaz
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RE: Space Shuttle Trainer Arrival At BFI

Fri Jun 29, 2012 7:41 am

Had no idea it was being brought in on a guppy I'll have to check that out also no idea where it will park though if they are giving tours should be pretty close. For anyone else interested here is the schedule:

9:30 a.m. Museum and parking open
Sounders Sound Wave performance
10:30 a.m. Super Guppy fly-by
11:00 a.m. Super Guppy lands
11:45 a.m. Welcome ceremony
1:00 p.m. Space Shuttle Trainer unloads
2:00 p.m. Space Shuttle Trainer begins move to Charles Simonyi Space Gallery
2:30 p.m. Astronaut autograph signing in Great Gallery (Museum Members only)
Super Guppy Viewing (until 4 p.m.)
4:00 p.m. Space Shuttle Trainer moves inside Charles Simonyi Space Gallery
5:00 p.m. Charles Simonyi Space Gallery closed

[Edited 2012-06-29 00:42:23]

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