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The space shuttle Endeavour passes over the California state Capitol, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Sacramento, Calif. Endeavour is making a final trek across the country to the California Science Center in Los Angeles, where it will be permanently displayed.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

The space shuttle Endeavour passes over the California state Capitol, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Sacramento, Calif. Endeavour is making a final trek across the country to the California Science Center in Los Angeles, where it will be permanently displayed.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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.