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Spectators take pictures of the space shuttle Endeavour parked in a mall parking lot on October 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The space shuttle Endeavour is making the journey from Los Angeles International Airport to the California Science Center to go on permanent public display. Endeavour was transported cross-country atop NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to LAX during its last flight ever on September 21. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Space shuttle Endeavour

Space shuttle Endeavour was finally lodged at its retirement home on Oct. 15, following a slow weekend parade through Los Angeles city streets that turned out to be a logistical headache.