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Photos: Space shuttle Endeavour heads to Los Angeles

Updated 11:28 AM ET, Sat September 22, 2012
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Space shuttle Endeavour passes over the Golden Gate Bridge before making its final landing in Los Angeles on Friday, September 21. The shuttle passed over California landmarks before heading to the airport. Endeavour will be placed on public display at the California Science Center. This is the final ferry flight scheduled in the Space Shuttle Program era. See more of CNN's best photography. Getty Images
Space shuttle Endeavour makes its final landing at the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday. Getty Images
Endeavour flies over the U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest building in California, in downtown Los Angeles on Friday. AFP/Getty Images
Endeavour flies near the Hollywood sign on Friday. Getty Images
Endeavour flies over the Griffith Park Obervatory on Friday in Los Angeles. Getty Images
People at Santa Monica Beach watch the space shuttle arrive in Los Angeles on Friday. Getty Images
Endeavour soars over the California high desert west of the towns of Rosamond and Mojave on the first leg of its tour of California on Friday. NASA
The space shuttle passes over San Francisco before making its final landing in Los Angeles. Getty Images
NASA's shuttle carrier aircraft lands with the space shuttle Endeavour at Edwards Air Force Base in California on Thursday, September 20. Endeavour is scheduled to make its final flight on Friday to Los Angeles, where the now-retired spacecraft will be displayed. Reuters/Landov
Military personnel look at Endeavour atop the modified Boeing 747 at Edwards Air Force Base on Thursday. Endeavour, along with space shuttles Discovery, Enterprise and Atlantis, became a museum piece after NASA ended its 30-year shuttle program in July 2011. Reuters/Landov
An F-16 fighter jet is seen in the foreground as Endeavour makes a flyby Thursday before landing at Edwards Air Force Base. Reuters/Landov
Students and faculty at the University of Arizona watch as Endeavour flies over the campus in Tucson, Arizona, on Thursday. Endeavour reportedly flew over Tucson to honor former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who commanded Endeavour's final mission to space in May 2011. EPA/Landov
Space shuttle Endeavour is ferried by NASA's shuttle carrier aircraft as it flies over Houston on Wednesday, September 19. After a two-day delay due to unfavorable weather, Endeavour began its flight to Los Angeles on Wednesday. NASA
Space shuttle Endeavour flies over the Kennedy Space Center early Wednesday morning. NASA
Endeavour is flown over the pier in Cocoa Beach, Florida, on Wednesday. NASA
The space shuttle Endeavour is transported from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday. nasa
Perched atop a modified Boeing 747, Endeavour departs Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 4:22 Wednesday morning. Getty Images
Spectators watch as Endeavour is carried over Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Mississippi, on Wednesday. Biloxi Sun Herald/MCT/LANDOV
Jorgen and Ruth Sabinsky watch the flyover of Endeavour in Cocoa Beach, Florida, on Wednesday. Reuters/Landov
Spectators wait for Endeavour to fly over Hancock County, Mississippi, on Wednesday. Biloxi Sun Herald/MCT/LANDOV
Workers pose for a photograph on the wing of NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Wednesday, with the space shuttle Endeavour perched on top. Getty Images
Wednesday's leg took Endeavour to Houston, Texas, with flyovers along Florida's Space Coast, Stennis Space Center in Mississippi and the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. Getty Images
Space shuttle Endeavour is seen atop NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at the Shuttle Landing Facility at Kennedy Space Center on Monday, September 17, in Cape Canaveral, Florida. See more of CNN's best photography. NASA