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Space Shuttle Endeavour's Last Flights, September 20 - 21, 2012

Space Shuttle Endeavour's Last Flights, September 20 - 21, 2012 Boeing 747 Carrier Aircraft N905NA landed at Edwrds Air Force Base with Space Shuttle Endeavour oonits journey to Los Angeles. This was the firsst time that a Shuttle Carrier aircraft brought a shuttle to Edwards froa nother airport The Space Suttle endeavour made the last leg of its cross-country journey from the Kennedy Space center to Los Angeles International Airporton September 21, 2012. The 747/Shuttle stack conducted a tour of California before landing at Los Angeles.

Space Shuttle Discovery Departs Edwards AFB, September 20, 2009

Space Shuttle Discovery departing Edwards AFB, September 20, 2009 Boeing 747 Carrier Aircraft N911NA took off with the Space Shuttle Discovery at 6:20 AM PDT on Sunday morning for the ferry flight to the Kennedy Space Center.

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Space Shuttle Discovery at Edwards AFB, September 17, 2009

Space Shuttle Discovery at Edwards AFB, September 17, 2009 The Space Shuttle Discovery was suspended from the Mare/Demate Device at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center as it was prepared for loading aboard the Boeing 747 Carrier Aircraft on Thursday, September 17, 2009.

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Space Shuttle Discovery Lands at Edwards AFB, September 11, 2009

Space Shuttle Discovery Lands at Edwards AFB, September 11, 2009 Bad weather over Florida forced the Space Shuttle Discovery to wave off from its primary landing site and land at Edwards air Force Base in California at the conclusion of mission STS-128 on September 11, 2009.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour departs from Edwards AFB, December 10, 2008

>Space Shuttle Endeavour departs from Edwards AFB, December 10, 2008 747-SCA N911NA departed from Runway 04 at Edwards Air Force Base bearing Space Shuttle Endeavour back to Florida at 7:10 AM on Wednesday, December 10. It landed at Biggs Air Force Base, Texas 2 hours and 18 minutes later.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour at Edwards Air Force Base, December 5, 2008

Space Shuttle Endeavour at Edwards AFB<br>December 5, 2008 The Space Shuttle Endeavour was suspended under the Mate/Demate Device as it was prepared to be loaded on the 747 Carrier Aircraft at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Canter at Edwards Air Force Base at sunset on Friday, December 5, 2008.

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ISS and Space Shuttle Endeavour over Goleta, August 20, 2007

ISS and Space Shuttle Endeavour over Goleta The International Space Station and the Space Shuttle Endeavour streak across the sky north of Goleta at 9:31 to 9:35 PM on the evening of August 20. The two streaks end where the space ships enter the shadow of the Earth.

Time lapse movie of the International Space Station and the Space Shuttle Endeavour. The action has been speeded up by a factor of 25x.

Space Shuttle Atlantis departs Edwards Air Force Base, July 1, 2007

Space Shuttle Atlantis departs Edwards Air Force Base, July 1, 2007 The Space Shuttle Atlantis departed from Runway 22 at Edwards Air Force Base on 747 Carrier Aircraft NASA Nine Zero Five at 6:04 A.M. PDT Sunday, July 1, 2007. It is returning to the Kennedy Space Center.

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Space Shuttle Discovery departs Edwards Air Force Base, August 19, 2005

Space Shuttle Discovery Departs from Edwards Air Force Base The Space Shuttle Discovery departed from Runway 22 at Edwards Air Force Base on 747 Carrier Aircraft NASA Nine Oh Five at 8:31 A.M. PDT this morning. It is returning to the Kennedy Space Center. It landed at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma at 1:31 P.M. CDT. It arrived at Barksdale Air Force Base at 5:46 P.M. CDT. The shuttle remained at Barksdale Air Force Base on Saturday and continued to the Kennedy Space Center on Sunday, arriving at 10:00 A.M. EDT. Discovery is scheduled to perform the next Space Shuttle mission in March.

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Space Shuttle Enterprise, OV-101 Historical Retrospective

Space Shuttle Enterprise, OV-101 Here is a retrospective of the career of the first Space Shuttle, OV-101 Enterprise, which was used for five test flights of the last phases of the approach to landing at Edwards Air Force Base in 1977. It was often displayed at the Edwards Air Force Base open house in the early 1980s.

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Memorial to Columbia, OV-102 and her crew of seven

Memorial to the crew of Columbia The loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia and her intrepid crew is a global tragedy. By way of a memorial to the crew of Columbia, I am posting my photographs of Columbia taken at Edwards Air Force Base and Air Force Plant 42 at Palmdale, California.

Edwards AFB, California, November 2, 2000

Space Shuttle Discovery and X-38 Space Station Lifeboat at Edwards AFB The Space Shuttle Discovery departed Edwards AFB on November 2, 2000 to return to the Kennedy Space Center. The X-38 Space Station Lifeboat parachute recovery system was also tested the same morning.

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Palmdale Airport, California, September 25, 1999

747-SCA, N905NA delivers Space Shuttle Columbia to Palmdale on September 25, 1999 The space shuttle orbiter Columbia, OV-102 was delivered to Air Force Plant 42 at Palmdale, California on Saturday, September 25 on the back of a Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA).

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January 30, 1992: STS-42 Landing at Edwards AFB

STS-42 Landing at Edwards AFB, January 30, 1992: The Space Shuttle Discovery landed at Edwards AFB at the conclusion of STS-42.


Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

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A dozen photos of 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. Events depicted include:

747-SCA N905NA/Enterprise Approach and Landing Test 1 take-off on August 12, 1977.
747-SCA N905NA/Enterprise Approach and Landing Test 4 take-off on October 12, 1977.
747-SCA N905NA/Columbia delivery take-off on March 20, 1979.
747-SCA N905NA/Challenger static and departure take-off on July 4, 1982.
747-SCA N911NA/Endeavor delivery take-off from Palmdale on May 2, 1991.
747-SCA N905NA/Columbia landing at Palmdale on September 25, 1999.
747-SCA N905NA/Discovery take-off on November 2, 2000.
747-SCA N905NA/Atlantis take-off on July 1, 2007.
747-SCA N911NA/Endeavor take-off on December 10, 2008.
747-SCA N911NA/Discovery take-off on September 20, 2009.
747-SCA N905NA/Endeavor flyover at LAX, September 21, 2012.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour at Edwards Air Force Base

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Lockett Books Calendar Catalog: Space Shuttle Endeavour at Edwards Air Force Base

Bad weather caused the Space shuttle Endeavour to divert to Edwards Air Force Base at the conclusion of STS-126 on November 30, 2007. Following servicing in the Mate/Demate Device, it departed from Edwards on the back of 747 Carrier Aircraft N911NA on December 10.

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Space Shuttle Discovery at Edwards Air Force Base

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Lockett Books Calendar Catalog: Space Shuttle Discovery at Edwards Air Force Base

A dozen photographs of the Space Shuttle Discovery at Edwards Air Force Base. Bad weather at the Kennedy Space Center caused the Space shuttle Discovery to divert to Edwards Air Force Base at the conclusion of mission STS-128 on September 11, 2009. Following servicing in the Mate/Demate Device, it departed from Edwards on the back of 747 Carrier Aircraft N911NA on September 20.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Flights

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A dozen photos of Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Flights. Boeing 747-Shuttle Carrier Aircraft N905NA and Space Shuttle Endeavour arrived at Edwards Air Force Base from Biggs Army Airfield on September 20, 2012. The pair were placed on static display at the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center that afternoon. The 747/Shuttle stack departed from Edwards Air Force Base on the morning of September 21. It toured California and several landmarks in the LA Basin. It made two low passes over Los Angeles International Airport before making its final landing. The 747-SCA was flown to Edwards Air Force Base on September 24 where it was retired. The Endeavour ison display at the California Science Center.

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