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September 21, 2012 | 2:11 pm

Photos, Video: Watch Endeavour Fly Over the Golden Gate

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(AP) Rather than roaring to space on an elevator of flame, the shuttle Endeavour’s final flight Friday was a leisurely, low-altitude journey past the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and Hollywood sign as well as other California landmarks. The workhorse rode piggyback atop a Boeing 747 to its home state and ultimately landed at Los Angeles […]

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September 21, 2012 | 10:58 am

Space Shuttle Endeavour Flies by KQED

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We here at KQED ran to the roof this morning to watch the space shuttle Endeavour fly around San Francisco. It looped around the building twice at 10:30 a.m. before heading down along the coast to Southern California. The actual space shuttle is hitched atop a 747 airliner for it’s final flight. It’s ultimately headed […]

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Watch the Last Flight of a Space Shuttle from These 4 Bay Area Spots

September 20, 2012 | 3:55 pm

Watch the Last Flight of a Space Shuttle from These 4 Bay Area Spots

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UPDATE 10:49 a.m.: Here’s a photo from Sevda Eris at KQED’s QUEST of the shuttle flying over the Golden Gate Bridge. More here and here. Original post: It’s the end of an era: the last flight of a space shuttle. And you can watch it happen Friday morning. NASA has discontinued the space shuttle program, […]

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July 8, 2011 | 7:38 am

Video Replay: Launch of Last Space Shuttle Mission

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The space shuttle Atlantis blasted off this morning, embarking on NASA’s last shuttle mission. Here’s a replay of the launch from ABC News: Live mission coverage from NASA:

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