Wednesday, June 1, 2011

NASA Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Landing Photos

NASA space shuttle Endeavour has landed for the final time at Kennedy Space Center after 248 orbits around Earth and a journey of 6,510,221 miles on STS-134 mission. Endeavour's next 'mission' will be attracting guests to the California Science Center museum in Los Angeles.

The youngest NASA shuttle Endeavour, after a 19-year career and 299 days spent in space, touched down for the last time at about 2:36 am Eastern Time.

Endeavour's main gear touched down at 2:34:51 and followed by the nose gear at 2:35:04 and wheels stopped at 2:35:36 am. STS-134 was the 25th and final flight for Endeavour, which spent 299 days in space, orbited Earth 4,671 times and traveled 122,883,151 miles.

The mission was about 16 days long. The crew members for Endeavour's STS-134 mission are Commander Mark Kelly, Pilot Gregory Johnson, Mission Specialists Michael Fincke, Greg Chamitoff, Andrew Feustel and European Space Agency astronaut Roberto Vittori.



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