With Shuttle Program Over, NASA Prepares to Smash Retired Craft Together

"We've wanted to do this for so long," says engineer

Today at Kennedy Space Center, two of the glorious veterans of the Space Shuttle program are going to fire up their onboard liquid-fuel rocket engines one final time and accelerate to hypersonic speeds before crashing nose-to-nose in a majestic finale.

Or perhaps NASA is just presenting a cute photo-op while re-parking the shuttles, as they prepare to move to their new museum homes.

[NASA via Boing Boing]