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FLYOVER OF L.A. INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (SEPTEMBER 21, 2012)

Followed by two F-18 chase planes, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft ferrying Endeavour flies over LAX on September 21, 2012. Followed by two F-18 chase planes, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft ferrying Endeavour flies over LAX on September 21, 2012. Followed by two F-18 chase planes, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft ferrying Endeavour flies over LAX on September 21, 2012. Followed by two F-18 chase planes, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft ferrying Endeavour flies over LAX on September 21, 2012.
Followed by two F-18 chase planes, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft ferrying Endeavour flies over LAX on September 21, 2012. Followed by two F-18 chase planes, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft ferrying Endeavour flies over LAX on September 21, 2012. Followed by two F-18 chase planes, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft ferrying Endeavour flies over LAX on September 21, 2012. Followed by two F-18 chase planes, the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft ferrying Endeavour flies over LAX on September 21, 2012.
The two F-18 chase planes head back to Edwards Air Force Base after space shuttle Endeavour lands at LAX, on September 21, 2012. The Shuttle Carrier Aircraft carrying Endeavour heads for a United Airlines hangar at LAX on September 21, 2012. The Shuttle Carrier Aircraft carrying Endeavour heads for a United Airlines hangar at LAX on September 21, 2012. The Shuttle Carrier Aircraft carrying Endeavour heads for a United Airlines hangar at LAX on September 21, 2012.
The Shuttle Carrier Aircraft carrying Endeavour heads for a United Airlines hangar at LAX on September 21, 2012. The Shuttle Carrier Aircraft carrying Endeavour arrives at the United Airlines hangar at LAX on September 21, 2012. The Shuttle Carrier Aircraft carrying Endeavour arrives at the United Airlines hangar at LAX on September 21, 2012.


ENDEAVOUR'S PARADE - DAY ONE (OCTOBER 12, 2012)

Space shuttle Endeavour is displayed at a Westchester parking lot near LAX, on October 12, 2012. Posing with space shuttle Endeavour at Westchester near LAX, on October 12, 2012. A shot of Endeavour's Replica Shuttle Main Engines (RSMEs), on October 12, 2012. Another shot of space shuttle Endeavour's RSMEs, on October 12, 2012.
Another shot of space shuttle Endeavour's RSMEs, on October 12, 2012. An airliner looks like it will collide with space shuttle Endeavour during approach to LAX, on October 12, 2012. Posing with space shuttle Endeavour at Westchester near LAX, on October 12, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour is about to resume her trip through the streets of Los Angeles, on October 12, 2012.
Space shuttle Endeavour resumes her trip through the streets of Los Angeles, on October 12, 2012. A close-up shot of space shuttle Endeavour's port wing, on October 12, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour passes over our heads as she heads to Inglewood, on October 12, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour passes over our heads as she heads to Inglewood, on October 12, 2012.
Space shuttle Endeavour heads to Inglewood, on October 12, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour heads to Inglewood, on October 12, 2012. A custom-made traffic sign is displayed on a street for space shuttle Endeavour's parade, on October 12, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour is parked near Randy's Donuts in Inglewood, on October 12, 2012.
Space shuttle Endeavour is parked near Randy's Donuts in Inglewood, on October 12, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour prepares to cross the 405 Freeway in Inglewood, on October 12, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour is about to cross the 405 Freeway in Inglewood, on October 12, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour crosses over the 405 Freeway in Inglewood, on October 12, 2012.


ENDEAVOUR'S PARADE - DAY TWO (OCTOBER 13, 2012)

Space shuttle Endeavour is displayed near the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, on October 13, 2012. Posing with space shuttle Endeavour at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, on October 13, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour looks like she is floating on the crowd at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, on October 13, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour dwarfs a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts sign near the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, on October 13, 2012.
Space shuttle Endeavour is displayed near the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, on October 13, 2012. The California Science Center's Samuel Oschin Pavilion awaits the arrival of space shuttle Endeavour, on October 13, 2012. The California Science Center's Samuel Oschin Pavilion awaits the arrival of space shuttle Endeavour, on October 13, 2012. A sign near the California Science Center heralds the arrival of space shuttle Endeavour, on October 13, 2012.


INSIDE THE SAMUEL OSCHIN PAVILION (NOVEMBER 16, 2012)

The Samuel Oschin Pavilion, space shuttle Endeavour's new (but temporary) home at the California Science Center, on November 16, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour sits majestically inside the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center, on November 16, 2012. A close-up shot of space shuttle Endeavour's nose cone, on November 16, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour sits majestically inside the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center, on November 16, 2012.
Posing with space shuttle Endeavour inside the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center, on November 16, 2012. A close-up shot of the orbiter umbilical doors underneath space shuttle Endeavour, on November 16, 2012. A close-up shot of heat shield tiles underneath space shuttle Endeavour, on November 16, 2012. Posing with space shuttle Endeavour inside the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center, on November 16, 2012.
Space shuttle Endeavour sits majestically inside the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center, on November 16, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour dwarfs the crowd walking beneath her inside the Samuel Oschin Pavilion, on November 16, 2012. Space shuttle Endeavour sits majestically inside the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center, on November 16, 2012. A close-up shot of space shuttle Endeavour's RSMEs, on November 16, 2012.


ENDEAVOUR FEST (OCTOBER 13, 2013)

Visiting space shuttle Endeavour during 'Endeavour Fest' at the California Science Center, on October 13, 2013. Visiting space shuttle Endeavour during Endeavour Fest at the California Science Center, on October 13, 2013. The pressure suit worn by Felix Baumgartner during his historic 'space jump' on October 14, 2012. Posing with the pressure suit worn by Felix Baumgartner during his historic space jump on October 14, 2012.
The pressure suit worn by Felix Baumgartner during his historic space jump on October 14, 2012. The pressure suit worn by Felix Baumgartner during his historic space jump on October 14, 2012. The Red Bull Stratos capsule from which Felix Baumgartner jumped out of on October 14, 2012. Posing with the Red Bull Stratos capsule at the California Science Center, on October 13, 2013.
The Red Bull Stratos capsule from which Felix Baumgartner jumped out of on October 14, 2012. The pressure suit worn by Felix Baumgartner during his historic space jump on October 14, 2012. The pressure suit worn by Felix Baumgartner during his historic space jump on October 14, 2012. A display showing photos taken during Felix Baumgartner's historic space jump on October 14, 2012.
Another display showing photos taken during Felix Baumgartner's historic space jump on October 14, 2012. Posing with SpaceX's Dragon C1 capsule during Endeavour Fest at the California Science Center, on October 13, 2013. SpaceX's Dragon C1 capsule on display during Endeavour Fest at the California Science Center, on October 13, 2013. SpaceX's Dragon C1 capsule on display during Endeavour Fest at the California Science Center, on October 13, 2013.


GO FOR PAYLOAD (OCTOBER 9, 2014)

A panorama that I took of space shuttle Endeavour during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014.

My badge for the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. Visiting space shuttle Endeavour during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. Space shuttle Endeavour with her cargo bay doors open during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. Space shuttle Endeavour with her cargo bay doors open during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014.
Space shuttle Endeavour with her cargo bay doors open during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. Space shuttle Endeavour with her cargo bay doors open during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. Space shuttle Endeavour with her cargo bay doors open during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. The SPACEHAB module that will be installed inside space shuttle Endeavour during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014.
The 'Go for Payload' press conference begins at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. STS-118 astronaut Barbara Morgan addresses the crowd during the 'Go for Payload' press conference at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. The SPACEHAB module is prepped for installation inside Endeavour's cargo bay at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. The SPACEHAB module is lifted into the air during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014.
The SPACEHAB module is lifted into the air during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. The SPACEHAB module is lifted into the air during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. The SPACEHAB module is lifted into the air during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. Posing with space shuttle Endeavour and the SPACEHAB module during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014.
The SPACEHAB module is lifted into the air during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. The SPACEHAB module is about to be placed inside Endeavour's cargo bay during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. The SPACEHAB module is about to be placed inside Endeavour's cargo bay during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. The SPACEHAB module is about to be placed inside Endeavour's cargo bay during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014.
Space shuttle Endeavour's crew hatch is open during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. Live video feeds on an HDTV monitor show SPACEHAB finally being installed inside space shuttle Endeavour during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. Live video feeds on an HDTV monitor show SPACEHAB finally being installed inside space shuttle Endeavour during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014. Posing with STS-118 astronaut Barbara Morgan during the 'Go for Payload' event at the California Science Center, on October 9, 2014.


ET-94 IN MARINA DEL REY (MAY 19, 2016)

Space shuttle external tank ET-94 on display at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, CA, on May 19, 2016. Posing with ET-94 at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, on May 19, 2016. Posing with ET-94 at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, on May 19, 2016. The truck that will tow ET-94 to the California Science Center bears this customized traffic sign.
I want to buy this traffic sign so I can display it at home! The truck that will tow ET-94 to the California Science Center is ready to go. A close-up shot of ET-94's aft dome, on May 19, 2016. ET-94 on display at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, on May 19, 2016.
A semi-truck is dwarfed by ET-94 at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, on May 19, 2016. A semi-truck is dwarfed by ET-94 at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, on May 19, 2016. Riding on a cherry picker, engineers work on ET-94 at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, on May 19, 2016. Riding on a cherry picker, engineers work on ET-94 at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, on May 19, 2016.
ET-94 on display at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, on May 19, 2016. Another close-up shot of ET-94's aft dome, on May 19, 2016. A close-up shot of the various wheels underneath ET-94's flatbed carrier, on May 19, 2016. ET-94 as seen from another walkway at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, on May 19, 2016.
ET-94 as seen from another walkway at Fisherman's Village in Marina del Rey, on May 19, 2016.


CALIFORNIA SCIENCE CENTER: PRESENT & FUTURE

The California Science Center is the proud steward of space shuttle Endeavour. On display is a document showing transfer of ownership of space shuttle Endeavour...from NASA to the California Science Center. The Rocketdyne Operations Support Center...which monitored the Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSMEs) during launch. The Rocketdyne Operations Support Center...which monitored the SSMEs during launch.
The landing gear tires used on space shuttle Endeavour during her final mission to low-Earth orbit, STS-134. The SpaceHab module that flew aboard space shuttle Endeavour. An SSME is displayed near space shuttle Endeavour inside the Samuel Oschin Pavilion. An SSME is displayed near space shuttle Endeavour inside the Samuel Oschin Pavilion.

Concept models showing the future Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center, space shuttle Endeavour's permanent home, at the California Science Center.

An updated concept model and illustration of the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center, as of October 2015.

The model of the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center with Endeavour in the background, as of June 2016.


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