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Space shuttle Endeavour moves to final resting place (15)

People's Daily Online)  11:42, October 16, 2012

Spectators give warm welcome to the arrival of the retired space shuttle Endeavour near the California Science Center, Endeavour’s final resting place, on the early morning of Oct. 14, 2012. (Mao Jianjun/Chinanews.com)

The space shuttle Endeavour, built as a replacement for space shuttle Challenger, completed 25 missions, spent 299 days in orbit, and orbited Earth 4,671 times while traveling 122,883,151 miles. Beginning Oct. 30, the shuttle will be on display in the California Science Center, embarking on its new mission to commemorate past achievements in space and educate and inspire future generations of explorers.

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(Editor:陈丽丹、张茜)

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