Pictures: Space shuttle Columbia through the years

Three boys sit on their bikes as they watch the Space Shuttle Columbia roll by the intersection of 10th and J Streets in Lancaster, Calif, on March 8, 1979. The spacecraft was being taken to Edwards Air Force Base, where it was placed atop a <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP017215" title="Boeing" href="/topic/business/manufacturing-engineering/aerospace-manufacturing/boeing-ORCRP017215.topic">Boeing</a> 747 and flown to <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLCUL000170" title="Kennedy Space Center" href="/topic/science/space/kennedy-space-center-PLCUL000170.topic">Kennedy Space Center</a>.
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( UPI/Bob Flora, Bob Flora / January 21, 2013 )

Three boys sit on their bikes as they watch the Space Shuttle Columbia roll by the intersection of 10th and J Streets in Lancaster, Calif, on March 8, 1979. The spacecraft was being taken to Edwards Air Force Base, where it was placed atop a Boeing 747 and flown to Kennedy Space Center.

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