Endeavour Arrives in Los Angeles
The Over Land Transporter is mated to the space shuttle Endeavour after the spacecraft was demated from the NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at Los Angeles International Airport.
Endeavour was built as a replacement for space shuttle Challenger and completed 25 missions, spent 299 days in orbit, and orbited Earth 4,671 times while traveling 122,883,151 miles. Retired from spaceflight, Endeavour is being prepared for permanent display at the California Science Center in Los Angeles.
Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Sept. 22, 2012