I knew that the shuttle would be making it’s way to New Jersey by barge at some point in June before ending up at it’s final stop, The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.
Kim, Lucas and I headed to the Belt Parkway walking path to get the chance to see the shuttle make it’s way by barge from the airport to NJ. It just so happens that it would be passing by very close to where we live, under a 10 minute ride in the car. We left early to get a decent parking spot and then waited for the shuttle to float by.
Lots of people came out to get the chance to see the shuttle on the water. You could tell that everyone felt like this was a once in a lifetime experience!
We knew the shuttle was getting close when we saw 3-4 helicopters hovering over the end of Seagate, a gated community just past Coney Island. Soon after a NY Fire Department boat appeared shooting a massive stream of water into the air.