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NOTE: This inflatable housing was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in late 2012. A new, rigid museum for Enterprise opened in July, 2013 to replace it. PHOTOS SOON.

The new space shuttle pavilion opens on the deck of the USS Intrepid Sea, Air & Space museum in Manhattan, July 18, 2012. For full photo coverage of the transfer of Enterprise from the Smithsonian to NYC, including the 747 ferry flight, and barge trip up the Hudson river, click on 'space photos' above and scroll down to the bottom!
Deliberate tile damage and scrapes on the RCC leading edge panels were a result of testing the impacts of external fuel tank foam after the 2003 Columbia accident: