Retired Space Shuttle Endeavour traveled Oct. 12-13 to the California Science Center

By the Numbers: Space Shuttle Endeavour

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    May 16, 2011: In this handout provided by NASA, space shuttle Endeavour lifts off from Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

    Take a look at some of the numbers behind Endeavour, NASA's retired space shuttle that now calls Los Angeles home:

    • Length: 122 feet
    • Width: 78 feet
    • Height: 58 feet
    • Empty Weight: 151,205 pounds
    • Weight with main engines installed: 172,000 pounds
    • Flights: 25
    • Days in space: 299
    • Orbits: 4,671
    • Mileage: 122,883,000 miles
    • Total number of fliers: 173
    • First flight: May 7, 1992
    • Final landing: June 1, 2011
    • Arrival in LA: Sept. 21, 2012
    • Exhibit opens at California Science Center: Oct. 30, 2012
    • Distance traveled from LAX to California Science Center: 12 miles
    • Travel days on LA roads: 2
    • Steel plates installed on LA roads to accommodate shuttle transfer: 2,700
    • Tree cuts down in Inglewood to accommodate shuttle transfer: 128
    • Replacement trees to be planted in Inglewood: 256
    • Science Center's greening improvements donation to Inglewood: $500,000
    • Tree cuts down in LA to accommodate shuttle transfer: 265
    • Replacement trees to be planted in Inglewood: 530
    • Science Center's greening improvements donation to LA: $1,000,000

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