Aerospace

Endeavour mounted on its temporary home

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The space shuttle Endeavour being placed on its transporter Saturday morning at LAX. That's the carrier that will ferry Endeavour across Inglewood and South Los Angeles Oct. 12-13 to the California Science Center. Photos from NASA/Paul E. Alers; his gallery from LAX

Video: Endeavour being rolled into its hangar.



Video below: All loaded up and starting to move.



De-mating the shuttle from the NASA 747 it rode in on:

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Local aerospace note: SpaceX in Hawthorne and NASA have scheduled the next launch of the company's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo capsule for Sunday, Oct. 7, to resupply the International Space Station. The launch would take place at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.


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