Space shuttle arrives in California
on 20/09/2012 21:03:03
The baby of the shuttle fleet touched down shortly after noon at Edwards Air Force Base, 100 miles (161km) north of Los Angeles.
It will spend the night in the Mojave Desert before taking to the skies on an aerial tour of California and landing at Los Angeles International Airport.
The shuttle is expected to pass landmarks including the state Capitol, Griffith Observatory and Disneyland.
Endeavour left Florida yesterday and made a stopover in Houston. En route to California, it flew over Tucson, Arizona, home of ex-Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who is married to Mark Kelly, Endeavour's last commander.
Endeavour will be moved via city streets next month to the California Science Centre.