Endeavour's final mission has begunThis morning the space shuttle Endeavour departed Kennedy Space Center for the final time. Carried on the back of NASA 905, one of NASA's two 747 jets specially modified for the purpose, Endeavour will travel to Los Angeles by way of Ellington Airfield ...
Cassidy: Space shuttle Endeavour expected to take final flight over Silicon ValleyThe weather, particularly low cloud cover, could wreak havoc on NASA's plans, or even scrub Endeavour's last mission. Stormy weather along Endeavour's cross-country flight path already has pushed its Bay Area visit back from Thursday to Friday. Friday ...
Endeavour leaves Houston for new home in Calif.Along the way, the shuttle will pass low over several cities and places, including Tucson, Ariz., the home of the last person to command an Endeavor mission, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, and his wife, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. The ...
A short history of EndeavourMike Fincke flew on Endeavour's last flight as a mission specialist. It was his first shuttle flight, though he'd spent a year on the ISS after arriving aboard a Russian Soyuz.
Shuttle Endeavour embarking on new mission to Los Angeles museumTwelve years later, Endeavour carried the last U.S. connecting node, Tranquility, as well as the station's gemstone - a dome-shaped room of windows for outside viewing.
Birthday Wishes for Suni Williams, Endeavour Lands in HoustonSpace shuttle Endeavour, whose last mission was to the International Space Station, landed at Ellington Field in Houston atop a 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at 11:40 a.m.
Space Shuttle Endeavour's final flight excites Los Angeles fansAfter 20 years, 25 missions and more than 115 million miles in space, NASA space shuttle Endeavour is on its final flight to the International Space Station before being retired and donated to the California Science Center in Los Angeles. Capt. Mark E ...
Endeavour's final journey delayed due to weatherBad weather has forced NASA to postpone the space shuttle Endeavour's final journey to California, where the now-retired spacecraft will be put on display.
Space shuttle Endeavour readies for final flight to LACAPE CANAVERAL, FL - JUNE 1: Space Shuttle Endeavour is escorted back to a storage building following it's last mission before being retired, at Kennedy Space Center, on June 01, 2011, in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Endeavour will leave Florida on ...
Bad weather delays Endeavour's last tripThe spacecraft and its Boeing 747 carrier are slated to make several stops and low-level flyovers along the route, with overnight stops in Houston -- home to the mission control center for the U.S. manned space program -- and at NASA's Dryden Flight ...
Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Flight to Calif. Delayed by Weather16) postponed Endeavour's final liftoff from Florida, planned for Monday morning, just a few hours after rolling out the shuttle atop its modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) to be ready for the flight.
US space shuttle Endeavour begins new mission as Los Angeles museum pieceNASA retired its shuttle fleet last summer, under the direction of the White House, to spend more time and money on reaching destinations beyond low-Earth orbit.
NASA Postpones Final Ferry Flight of EndeavourEndeavour's departure is now set for Wednesday morning. It's bolted to the top of a modified jumbo jet. Endeavour was supposed to stop off in Houston, home to Mission Control, and fly low over NASA facilities en route. Now all that is in jeopardy ...
NASA's Space Shuttle Endeavour to Depart on Cross-Country Flight for DisplayNASA's space shuttle Endeavour will embark on a three-day journey by air this month that will take it from coast to coast on a mission to become a museum display. The space agency on Friday (Sept. 7) revealed Endeavour's final flight plan, announcing ...
Endeavour set for epic final journeyOn its launch mission in 1992, the spacecraft's crew snared and redeployed a stranded satellite, and the next year it serviced the Hubble Space Telescope.
Endeavour's final flight delayedEndeavour is scheduled to make several stops and low-level flyovers along the way, passing sites significant to NASA's shuttle program, including the mission control center in Houston. The shuttle is expected to be on display at the California Science ...
Weather woes delay space shuttle Endeavour's transferEndeavour, which completed its final mission last year, was scheduled to leave the Kennedy Space Center on the back of a modified Boeing 747 on Monday but inclement conditions along the flight path pushed the departure to Tuesday, NASA said in a ...
First Leg of Endeavour's Final Flight DelayedOne leg of the space shuttle Endeavour's final journey has been delayed because of bad weather, but the craft will still arrive in Los Angeles on schedule Thursday, NASA announced Sunday.
Shuttle Endeavour embarking on new mission to Los Angeles museumCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., - The space shuttle Endeavour, built to replace NASA's lost ship Challenger, prepared for a final flight on Monday, heading not into orbit but west to a Los Angeles museum. Riding piggyback on top of a specially modified 747 jet, ...
Endeavour flies over Ariz. en route to Calif. homeThe stop in Tucson was requested by the last person to command an Endeavour mission, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, Giffords husband.