WASHINGTON (AP) -- The space shuttle Discovery has arrived in the nation's capital, where it's been flying over the area before landing at Dulles International Airport. It will be housed in a Smithsonian museum near there.

The shuttle, on the back of a modified jumbo jet, left Florida's Kennedy Space Center at daybreak.

Discovery is the first of the three retired space shuttles to head to a museum. In Virginia, it will take the place of the shuttle prototype Enterprise, which will go to New York City.

Endeavour will head to Los Angeles this fall. Atlantis will remain at Kennedy.