Where is the Space Shuttle Endeavour on display?
Retired space shuttle Endeavour went on display at the California Science Center in Los Angeles on Oct. 30, 2012, and remains a popular exhibit. Photo taken May 14, 2014. (Image credit: Olivia Hemaratanatorn/Space.com)
How many times did NASA send Endeavour into space?
Congress authorized NASA to replace Challenger, which was lost shortly after liftoff in 1986. NASA used spare parts from its shuttle fleet to create the new orbiter. Endeavour flew into space 25 times. Among other career highlights, its crew members performed the first Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission.
What was the purpose of the Endeavour mission?
In 1994, Endeavour flew a pair of Space Radar Laboratory missions. NASA wanted to take high-quality radar images of the Earth to learn how the environment was changing, particularly focusing on those areas affected by climate change. The images also produced some unique applications.
What was the name of the school that built Endeavour?
Two schools (Senatobia Middle School in Mississippi and Tallulah Falls School in Georgia) were chosen as the winners based on their essays. Construction on Endeavour commenced in 1987, using spare parts from Discovery and Atlantis.
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Where is the Space Shuttle Endeavour now located?
Shortly after its retirement, NASA began looking for a permanent home for Endeavour. In 2012, Endeavour was moved to her current home. Today, the Space Shuttle Endeavour is on permanent exhibition at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, California.
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How many days did endeavour spend in space?
Over the course of 25 missions, Endeavour spent 296 days, 3 hours, 34 minutes, 2 seconds in space. On one mission, the Endeavour crew helped make repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope