On September 20, the space shuttle finally made its way to California, completing the second leg of its cross-country flight. The orbiter departed the NASA Kennedy Space Center aboard the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft on September 19, stopped in Texas, and then reached the Dryden Flight Research Center.
The DFRC is located on the grounds of the Edwards Air Force Base, in California. Later today, the shuttle is expected to fly over the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), in Pasadena, as homage brought to the lab's participation in the Space Shuttle Program.
By 12:00 pm PDT (1700 GMT), the SCA is expected to land Endeavour on a runway at the Los Angeles International Airport. This will mark the end of the orbiter's airborne travels.
From the airport, it will be carried by truck to the California Science Center, where it will be exhibited in a special pavilion, built specifically for this purpose, Universe Today