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Vivian Robinson and her alien doll joined hundreds of spectators to watch the Space Shuttle Endeavour leave Los Angeles airport on its journey through the streets of Los Angeles on October 12, 2012. The trip to the California Science Center will take two full days to complete.
Over the course of its parade through the streets of Inglewood and Los Angeles, Endeavour will stop for celebrations outside The Forum, the former L.A. Lakers arena, and at a street intersection where "Fame" actress Debbie Allen has choreographed a tribute performance. Read the full story.
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A look back at the space shuttle's farewell tour as it travels from Florida to its new home in California
Space Shuttle Endeavour leaves LAX and heads down the streets of LA en route to the California Science Center. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.