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Shuttle Discovery lands at Dulles Airport April 17. 
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Shuttle Discovery lands at Dulles Airport April 17. 

Residents of the District turned out in droves Tuesday morning to catch a glimpse of the space shuttle Discovery as it made its final flight before moving to its permanent home in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

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