LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Shuttle Endeavour glided onto the tarmac at Kennedy Space Center early Wednesday morning after more than two weeks in orbit.

The shuttle’s six-member crew conducted four spacewalks and installed a $2 billion physics experiment at the International Space Station during Endeavour’s 25th and final mission.

The shuttle, which has logged nearly 123 million miles, will now make a $29 million move to the California Science Center near USC in Exposition Park.

Officials are brainstorming fundraising ideas for a new exhibit, which will take five years to build and cost close to $200 million.

Space shuttle Atlantis is now standing by at the vehicle assembly building in Florida. Its mission to the International Space Station begins July 8.

Comments (2)
  1. Den says:

    Great news for Los Angeles and Southern California.

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