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Endeavour’s Final Journey

Shuttle: Final Flight
The Space Shuttle Endeavour flies over Los Angeles International Airport on its final flight before moving to its permanent home at the California Science Center. Endeavour was transported atop a modified 747 known as a Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, or SCA. The shuttle flew over many Los Angeles area landmarks before landing at the airport on Friday, September 21, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif.

Shuttle: LAX
The Endeavour departs Los Angeles International Airport as a “welcome” sign is displayed at approximately 2:30 early Friday morning, October 12, 2012.

Shuttle: Crenshaw Drive
Crowds line Crenshaw Drive as the Endeavour passes through a narrow area between apartment buildings on Saturday, October 13, 2012.

Shuttle: second story glimpse
Children catch a glimpse from a second story window as the Endeavour moves along Crenshaw Blvd. on Saturday afternoon, October 13, 2012.

Shuttle: Spotter
Spotter Charlie Wells, of Long Beach, helps guide the Endeavour past a lamp post near the California Science Center. Wells has been with the Sarens company for 6 years. Sunday, October 14, 2012.

Shuttle: Lego
A toy Lego model of a space shuttle sits outside the California Science Center on top of a speed limit sign while the Endeavour is paused for refueling before its final few yards into the hangar on Sunday morning, October 14, 2012.

Shuttle: I Believe I Can Fly
Grammy Award winner James Ingram sings his hit “I Believe I Can Fly” while Bill Nye “The Science Guy”, Los Angeles Mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa and Inglewood Mayor James Butts listen and sing along on opening day at the California Science Center on Tuesday, October 30, 2012.

Shuttle: Children on opening day
Children from science magnet schools view a model during the opening day of the exhibit inside the Science Center a few days before the Endeavour will be on view in the hangar. Thursday, October 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif.

Shuttle: gift shop
Families enjoy the seeing the Endeavour in its hangar and make purchases at the gift shop counter at the California Science Center on Thursday, November 1, 2012.