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Space Shuttle Endeavour – the first and final photos

by | 13th, October 2012

THE 75-tonne Space Shuttle Endeavour used to travel at 17,500mph. It took eight and a half minutes to reach that speed from zero on its 25 missions into space. It went a tad slower as it passed through Los Angeles on its way to the California Science Centre. Endeavour clocked up 123m miles in space. It never had to deal with LA’s roads:

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The U.S. and orbiter flags wave in the breeze as the space shuttle Endeavour sits on Launch Pad 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Sunday, May 15, 2011. Endeavour, and her crew of six astronauts, is scheduled to lift off Monday morning on a 16-day mission to the international space station. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

 



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