The Space Shuttle Discovery flew around DC on it's way to Dulles to be permanently planted at the Smithsonian Udvar-Hazy Hanger Of Awesome Things :: nasm.si.edu/udvarhazy/
I grabbed the office's 7D, a lens that was too short, and ran like hell toward the nearest high ground (*turns out* it's the West Front of the Capitol building) to see ... this.
Music by The Long Winters. John Roderick's "Sky is Open" which you need to buy here:
I have no idea who the kid was who was yelling "WHY DOES IT KEEP MAKING U-TURNS?" but he was pretty damn cute.