Monitor's weekly news quiz: March 11th

How closely do you follow world events? Test your news knowledge – from the obvious to the obscure – with our photo quiz.

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1. What space shuttle ended its career this week as the world's most flown spaceship?

After 27 years, 38 trips into space, 5,628 orbits around Earth, and traveling 143 million miles, Discovery has ended its active career and is headed (most likely) to the Smithsonian's Air & Space Museum -- but that hasn't been announced for certain yet.

After 27 years, 38 trips into space, 5,628 orbits around Earth, and traveling 143 million miles, Discovery has ended its active career and is headed (most likely) to the Smithsonian's Air & Space Museum -- but that hasn't been announced for certain yet.

After 27 years, 38 trips into space, 5,628 orbits around Earth, and traveling 143 million miles, Discovery has ended its active career and is headed (most likely) to the Smithsonian's Air & Space Museum -- but that hasn't been announced for certain yet.

Give yourself some points for being a die-hard "Star Wars" fan. But the correct answer is: After 27 years, 38 trips into space, 5,628 orbits around Earth, and traveling 143 million miles, Discovery has ended its active career and is headed (most likely) to the Smithsonian's Air & Space Museum -- but that hasn't been announced for certain yet.

Columbia

 

Discovery

 

Atlantis

 

Milennium Falcon

 
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