The space shuttle Endeavour making it’s final flight on top of a Boeing 747 on it’s way to LAX and its final home at the California Space Center in historic Exposition Park.
It was the fifth and final NASA space shuttle and made 25 missions (1992 - 2011) to outer space. During seven of those missions it landed in
at Edwards Air Force Base.
The above image was taken shortly before it docked at the International Space Station, by one of the crewmembers of Expedition 15.
This is the NASA Orbiter Tribute for the Space Shuttle Endeavour, named after the ship in which Captain James Cook took his first voyage (1768 -1771).