Space Shuttle Endeavour Flyover, Sept. 20, 2012

Image of Space Shuttle EndeavourOn Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 the Space Shuttle Endeavour will salute NASA Ames and Northern California with a low-level fly over of NASA Ames Research Center before Endeavour's permanent installation at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. The approximate fly over time is  9:00 to -9:30 a.m., weather permitting. To commemorate the event and celebrate NASA Ames' contribution to the Space Program, the Center will hold a public event at Bldg 158 at the Moffett Field airfield, starting at 6:00 a.m. on the 20th. The program will include a welcome by Ames Center Director S. Pete Worden, informational booths and presentations highlighting Ames' contributions to the Space Shuttle program.  For updates, please visit Don't miss our recommended reads and movies on the Space Program! 

Facts about the Space Shuttle Endeavour:

  • Completed 25 missions,

  • Spent 299 days in orbit, and

  • Orbited Earth 4,671 times while traveling 122,883,151 miles.


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