Air and Space Museum
The Coast Guard said that strong currents in the Hudson River forced the gigantic Norwegian cruise liner to use more propulsion.
Broadcast live on 1010 WINS, the official radio station of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, the show promises more than 20 minutes and roughly 70,000 pounds of explosions.
On Tuesday morning, the Enterprise will depart from Elizabeth, passing the Statue of Liberty at 9:50 a.m. and the World Trade Center at 10:40 a.m. before completing its journey to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum at 11:30 a.m., where it will be hoisted onto the flight deck.
Hundreds of onlookers armed with cameras gathered on rooftops and piers to catch a glimpse of the Enterprise, which was airlifted on the back of a 747, as it arrived in the New York City Friday morning.
A forecast for rainy weather in the northeast is causing the delay. The shuttle was scheduled to fly to New York on Monday, to come to its new home at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.
The aircrafts are being hoisted by crane onto the pier and then a barge. They’ll be taken to the Empire State Aerosciences Museum in Glenville, N.Y.