Endeavour Arrives at Final Resting Place in the California Sun

By Vickie Frantz, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
October 13, 2012; 10:17 PM
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The space shuttle Endeavour will make the final leg of its journey to the California Space Center's Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Display Pavilion Saturday.

Endeavour began the 14-mile trip from the Los Angeles International Airport Friday, Oct. 12, according to NASA.

Spectators lined the streets of Los Angeles hoping to get a look at the shuttle or even to snap a picture.

Saturday, the shuttle made a stop at the Inglewood City Hall for an official ceremony. Following the ceremony, the shuttle will continue on to the California Science Center. Endeavour is scheduled to arrive at the science center Saturday evening.

Space Shuttle Endeavour makes it's way down Manchester Blvd in Inglewood, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. The Endeavour's terrestrial journey began before dawn Friday when it departed from the Los Angeles International Airport, rolling on a 160-wheeled carrier past diamond-shaped "Shuttle Xing" signs. Over two days, it will trundle 12 miles (19 kilometers) at a top speed of 2 mph (3 kph) to its final destination, the California Science Center where it will be the centerpiece of a new exhibit. (AP Photo/Los)

"Downtown Los Angeles will reach a high temperature of about 77 degrees F today under bright and sunny skies," said AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski. "This evening the temperature will be in the upper 60s."

The space shuttle will be on display to the public at the science center starting on Oct. 30, 2012.

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