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Endeavour’s ongoing legacy: AMS-02 proving its value


The first exciting results from the AMS-02 (Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer -02) were released this week, providing what may be the first tangible clues in the ongoing investigation into…

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Remembering Endeavour: A final journey to the California Science Center


The unprecedented effort to haul a space vehicle through the cramped streets of the United States’ third-largest city has been all-but completed as engineers from Los Angeles, NASA,…

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Endeavour prepares for road journey to her CSC retirement home


Space Shuttle Orbiter Endeavour was turned over to the California Science Center by NASA and United Space Alliance (USA) at a hangar at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)…

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Capture the Flag: Endeavour leaves her mark during Texas stay


During last week’s farewell tour, thousands of people turned out to take one final glimpse of Shuttle Endeavour in the air, before she was permanently grounded in California….

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Endeavour ends her flying days after stunning farewell tour


Space Shuttle Endeavour arrived in Los Angeles on Friday, following a stunning cross country tour that honored her service and left untold thousands in awe of the orbiter’s…

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Endeavour leaves KSC for the final time, years before her time


The youngest orbiter in the Space Shuttle fleet has departed from her home port of the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) for the final time, for an early retirement…

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Endeavour makes her farewell rollover to the SLF in darkness


Final preparations at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) are in full swing as the NASA and United Space Alliance (USA) team gets ready to send Space Shuttle orbiter Endeavour…

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SCA arrives at KSC ahead of Endeavour’s final departure


The Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), NASA 905, arrived at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) on Tuesday, ahead of its role of carrying Endeavour on a cross-country farewell tour….

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Endeavour and Atlantis bid farewell to each other at KSC


And now Endeavour has the left the building.  At the Kennedy Space Center (KSC), NASA and United Space Alliance (USA) workers backed Space Shuttle Orbiter Endeavour out of…

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Endeavour falls silent, but her accomplishments live on


The youngest orbiter in the shuttle fleet, Endeavour, was powered down for the final time this month, as she heads into the final stages of being prepared for…

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Atlantis and Endeavour continue T&R processing after Discovery departure


Transition and Retirement (T&R) work continues at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) for Atlantis and Endeavour in the Orbiter Processing Facility (OPF), even as the Shuttle team said their…

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Engineers preparing Atlantis and Endeavour for the end of T&R ops


With Space Shuttle orbiter Discovery buttoned up in the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) ahead of her flight to her retirement home, and with Enterprise ready to make way for…

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Endeavour and Atlantis move – Final KSC processing begins for OV-105


It’s the final time Endeavour will enter an OPF (Orbiter Processing Facility). After a storied 19 year, 25 flight career, the Space Shuttle orbiter Endeavour was rolled into…

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Year in Review – Part 4: Saying Goodbye to Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavour


All good things must come to an end. And thus was the grand finale of the Space Shuttle Program in 2011. It was year of exceptional highs and…

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PRCB managers recommend Atlantis and Endeavour become SLS donors


NASA managers have further refined their plans to transfer Orbiter and Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Main Propulsion System (MPS) hardware to the Space Launch System (SLS). Known as…

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Endeavour and Discovery swap places – New retirement dates planned


In a rare occurrence, Space Shuttle orbiters Discovery and Endeavour were purposefully visible together this morning at the Kennedy Space Center as a Shuttle shuffle took place to…

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STS-134: Endeavour’s brake fire proving to be a mystery


As engineers continue to safe Endeavour, following her highly successful final mission, an investigation into the observed brake fire – as the orbiter came to a stop on…

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Endeavour into safing operations – Left gear brake fire investigated


Following the conclusion to her flight career, Endeavour is now undergoing safing, ahead of being stripped of her numerous propulsion elements in preparation for shipping to her California…

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Endeavour arrives home one final time to conclude STS-134


Following a lengthy, yet highly successful, STS-134 mission, Endeavour has landed at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) to conclude her service in space, ahead of a premature retirement…

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Endeavour preparing for the trip home – TPS clearance overview


After nearly 12 days of docked operations with Space Station Alpha, the Space Shuttle Endeavour, NASA youngest Shuttle orbiter, departed the international outpost to begin her final journey…