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Spectators take pictures as the Space Shuttle Endeavour mounted on NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) flies near Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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.