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Endeavour Offloaded From Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

November 15, 2012
The space shuttle Endeavour is seen shortly after being offloaded from the NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Los Angeles International Airport. Endeavour, built as a replacement for space shuttle Challenger, completed 25 missions, spent 299 days in orbit, and orbited Earth 4,671 times while traveling 122,883,151 miles. Beginning Oct. 30, the shuttle will be on display in the California Science center's Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Display Pavilion, embarking on its new mission to commemorate past achievements in space and educate and inspire future generations of explorers. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)


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