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Where to See NASA's Space Shuttles This Summer

With the opening of the space shuttle Atlantis' permanent exhibit in Florida on Saturday (June 29), the last of NASA's retired space planes will be officially on display for the public to enjoy, but you'll have to go state-hopping to see all four of the iconic spacecraft. Full story

New shuttle Atlantis exhibit gives close-up look at space flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - In deciding how to exhibit the space shuttle Atlantis, which goes on display next week, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida opted for a perspective that would allow the public a rare view. Full story

Space Shuttle Endeavour's Toyota Tow Truck Gives CA Science Center a Lift

The pickup truck that helped to tow a retired space shuttle to its museum display last year is now part of an interactive exhibit designed to demonstrate how to pick up large things. Full story

Endeavour International to explore sale; shares fall on well damage

(Reuters) - Oil and gas producer Endeavour International Corp <END.N> <ENDV.L> said it would explore a sale of the company as it was disappointed by the "dislocation" between its share price and the underlying value of its assets. Full story

Shuttle-carrying jet in Houston for good

NASA's original jumbo jet, which was used to ferry the space shuttles around the country, has landed at Ellington Field in Houston, where it is to stay. Full story

Space shuttle Endeavour exhibit opens in California

Space shuttle Endeavour debuted on public display Tuesday at the California Science Center (CSC) in Los Angeles, where thousands turned out and lined up to be among the first to see the retired NASA orbiter inside its new home. Full story

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Endeavour goes on L.A. road trip this week

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Shuttle Endeavour heads west Monday

Video

  Time lapse: Endeavour’s 64-hour journey

Find out what the Endeavour’s trek looked like, day and night, as it weaved through city streets in Los Angeles. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Time lapse: Shuttle Endeavour traverses Los Angeles

Follow the Shuttle Endeavour’s final journey through the streets of Los Angeles in this time lapse video comprising 4300 images.

  Endeavour inches along in final mission

After a 19-year run and 123 million miles of space travel, the shuttle Endeavour is making the two-day journey on its way to its retirement home and the California Science Center in Los Angeles. NBC’s Mike Taibbi reports.

  Endeavour’s final voyage

Spectators marvel as the space shuttle Endeavour makes its way through the streets of Los Angeles, enroute to its final destination at the California Science Center.

  'I could almost touch it,' says shuttle onlooker

Crowds gathered from around Los Angeles to get a peek of the Endeavour space shuttle as it makes its final voyage. The Endeavour will take a 12-mile trip through the streets of Los Angeles before it reaches its new home at the California Science Center.

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Color view from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity released by NASA
Color view from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity released by NASA

A portion of the west rim of Endeavour crater sweeps southward in this color view from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity released by NASA August 10, 2011. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell/ASU/Handout

Lockheed Martin F-35 JSF is pictured with space shuttle Endeavour mounted atop its 747 SCA at 461st FLTS JSF Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, California
Lockheed Martin F-35 JSF is pictured with space shuttle Endeavour mounted atop its 747 SCA at 461st FLTS JSF Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, California

A Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is pictured with the space shuttle Endeavour mounted atop its 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at the 461st Flight Test Squadron JSF Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, California September 20, 2012. REUTERS/Paul Weatherman/Lockheed Martin/Hand

Space shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center
Space shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center

Space shuttle Endeavour is now on display at the California Science Center in Los Angeles.

Space Shuttle Endeavour
Space Shuttle Endeavour

Spectators gather to watch the space shuttle Endeavour make its way down Manchester Blvd. in Los Angeles, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Endeavour's 12-mile road trip kicked off shortly before midnight Thursday as it moved from its Los Angeles International Airport hangar en route to the California Science