Weather forecast delays shuttle's arrival to NYC

April 21, 2012
In this photo provided by NASA, the space shuttle Enterprise rests atop of the NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft for transport to New York at Washington Dulles International Airport, Friday, April 20, 2012, in Sterling, Va. Enterprise is expected to go on display at the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum in New York. (AP Photo/NASA, Bill Ingalls)

(AP) -- The space shuttle Enterprise's scheduled arrival in New York City has been pushed back because of possible bad weather.

NASA says Monday's planned arrival of the shuttle has been postponed "until further notice."

The Enterprise is being brought to the city where it has a new permanent home waiting at the Intrepid Sea, .

managers are monitoring weather forecasts and will reschedule the shuttle's flight as soon as possible.

The plan is to fly the shuttle atop a carrier aircraft to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. It will be moved by barge to the Intrepid museum for public display.

The museum is at a decommissioned moored off Manhattan. It's been making room for the shuttle on its flight deck.

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