Space Shuttle Endeavour Cruises Over Los Angeles, the Hollywood Sign, and More

Built to replace the Challenger, NASA's Endeavour flew missions to space between 1992 and 2011. Now, the retired spacecraft will spend its time at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. On September 21, Endeavour hitched a ride to Los Angeles International Airport on the back of a shuttle carrier aircraft. How many landmarks can you spot in NASA's video of the spacecraft's last journey? 

If you're wondering how a jet manages to haul a spaceship through the sky, check out NASA's explanation, featuring Discovery, below:

For more videos from NASA, visit http://www.nasa.gov/.

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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