September 19th, 2012
12:47 PM ET

NASA's last space shuttle on nostalgic flight to retirement home

The space shuttle Endeavour began its final aerial show on Wednesday, thrilling spectators across the southern United States before completing the first stage of its transcontinental voyage in Houston.

After a two-day delay due to unfavorable weather, Endeavour began its flight from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to Los Angeles, where the now-retired spacecraft will be displayed.
Endeavour, along with Discovery, Enterprise and Atlantis, became museum pieces after NASA ended its 30-year shuttle program in July 2011.

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  3. Hollywood

    Congratulations to NASA and those lucky few who got to see Endeavours final act of"flight".

    September 27, 2012 at 4:00 am |

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