A Grand Finale: Time-Lapse Video of Endeavour's Last Mission

Never has a trip across Los Angeles looked so beautiful.

Part of what was so fascinating about the photographs of Endeavour's final journey last week was the incongruency of this mighty beast of a spaceship traveling along Los Angeles's humble streets, over bridges, through residential neighborhoods, and past everyday strip malls. But through the magic of timelapse, filmmaker Matthew Givot and his team have turned that march into a procession befitting a space shuttle. Here, in three minutes, is that three-day voyage to its final resting place:

For more work by Matthew Givot, visit http://matthewgivot.com/.

Rebecca J. Rosen is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Business Channel. She was previously an associate editor at The Wilson Quarterly.

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