Full coverage: Space shuttle Endeavour
The space shuttle Endeavour makes its final journey to the California Science Center in Los Angeles, marking the end of NASA’s shuttle program. Check back for updates on the flyover route and the 12-mile, two-day trek through the streets of L.A.
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After glitches and delays, Endeavour finally reaches its new home
Space shuttle Endeavour sits in the United hangar at Los Angeles International Airport before it is moved to the California Science Center where it will go on permanent display. More photos | Time lapse video
Randy’s Donuts in Inglewood was all set for Endeavour’s passage out front, complete with shuttle-shaped treats. But with officials urging spectators not to line the streets, the 24/7 business is closing early.
Zoom in on this high-resolution image to see the details of Endeavour as it awaits its next journey from the United hangar at LAX to the California Science Center. This image was created by combining 72 photographs. More photos | Time lapse video
Bad weather delays one leg of the space shuttle Endeavour’s final journey, but the craft is expected to arrive on schedule in L.A. on Thursday, NASA says.
The 12-mile trip from LAX to the California Science Center will have more bumps than a flight into space, but crews have worked hard to smooth the path.
WASHINGTON -- Sorry, Houston, you didn’t get a space shuttle, but at least you’ll get a glimpse of the last one to fly -- on its way to L.A.
WASHINGTON -- The countdown has begun for delivery of the retired space shuttle Endeavour to Los Angeles, the last orbiter that will fly out of Kennedy Space Center in Florida atop a jet.
For some South L.A. residents, the excitement of Endeavour rumbling through their neighborhoods en route to the California Science Center faded when they learned that 400 trees had to be cut down.
After logging nearly 123 million miles in space, the shuttle Endeavour faces a commute — top speed 2 mph — from LAX to the California Science Center.
President Obama plans to attend the April 29 launch of space shuttle Endeavour, adding even more star power to NASA’s second-to-last shuttle launch, according to a White House official.