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Space Shuttle Flying for the Last Time

Credit: NASA.

Above a picture of the space shuttle Endeavour passing the american city of Houston, on its way to Los Angeles. It will then be shown at the California Science Center.

Below a collection of videos that NASA has released to celebrate and honor the space shuttle program, following the last flight by Endeavor.

By NASA:

Secured atop the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, orbiter Endeavour leaves NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sept. 19 to begin its cross-country journey to Los Angeles and its new home at the California Science Center.

Space Shuttle Endeavour and the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft ferrying it arrive at Ellington Field in Houston on Sept. 19 following its departure from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida that morning.

On Monday, Sept. 17, space shuttle Endeavour, mounted atop NASA’s modified 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, conducted a low flyover of NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. This is part of the final ferry flight of the Space Shuttle Program era. The flight began at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Endeavour eventually will be on display at the California Science Center in Los Angeles.

NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) became part of the space shuttle’s final ferry flight as Endeavour flew over MAF on the back of the agency’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft on Sept. 19. Endeavour was on its way from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to Los Angeles, where the shuttle will make its new home at the California Science Center. Spectators at MAF took this rare opportunity to take photos as the aircraft flew over at 1500 feet.

Filmed in the air.

NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with space shuttle Endeavour mounted atop arrived Sept. 20 at the agency’s Dryden Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base in California.

More information:
http://www.nasa.gov

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