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Correction: Intrepid-Space Shuttle story

Thursday - 7/19/2012, 3:14pm  ET

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NEW YORK (AP) - In a July 18 story about the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum's new Space Shuttle Pavilion, The Associated Press erroneously reported that, during tests that started in 1977, the Enterprise would separate from a 747 carrier aircraft after reaching an altitude of hundreds of thousands of feet. The separation occurred at an altitude of between 19,000 and 26,000 feet.


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