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Shuttle Endeavour sets off on final trip, through LA streets

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The space shuttle Endeavour is transported to the California Science Center.

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Space.com reports:

The Space Shuttle Endeavour began its first-ever parade through city streets late Thursday, and anyone in the Los Angeles area can get a front-row seat. The retired craft is on its way to a Los Angeles museum where it will spend its retirement.

Endeavour, which made its last trip to space in May 2011, is soon set to join the ranks of museum displays at the California Science Center (CSC). Read the full story.


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Spectators gather to watch the space shuttle Endeavour make its way down Manchester Blvd.


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