Plane Carrying Discovery Takes Off

A plane took off from Florida Tuesday morning, carrying the Space Shuttle Discovery. The shuttle is being brought to the Smithsonian museum in Washington, D.C. (April 17)

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Dam removal time lapse

October 28, 2011 — The White Salmon River in Washington state is flowing again as the nearly 100-year-old Condit Dam was disabled with explosives Wednesday. The reservoir draining took about 2 hours.  Further demolition is scheduled in 2012. The event is a significant milestone for river restoration and dam removal nationwide.