What happened to the space shuttle Endeavour?
Endeavour is currently housed in a temporary structure, the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center, located in Exposition Park in South Los Angeles about two miles south of Downtown Los Angeles.
What did the space shuttle Endeavor do?
Endeavour successfully completed 25 missions into space, including the first service mission to the Hubble Space Telescope, as well as the first mission to add a U.S. component to the International Space Station.
How many times did Space Shuttle Endeavor fly?
Current location: California Science Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Notable: Built after the Challenger tragedy of 1986. Flew into space 25 times, with notable missions including the first Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission and the first three-person spacewalk of the space shuttle program.
Who flew on the Endeavor space shuttle?
Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1992 launched on Sept. 12 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It was a historic mission – on board were the first black woman in space, Mae Jemison; the first married couple in space, Mark Lee and Jan Davis; and the first Japanese national to fly on a U.S. spaceship, Mamoru Mohri.
Why is the flag backwards on the endeavor?
>> Why is the American flag painted backwards on airplanes and space shuttles? It is to simulate a real flag, which if actually mounted on a forward moving vehicle, would be blown backwards and the union would appear on the side closest to its mount or pole.
Who was the first black woman astronaut to go into space in what year?
In 1983, Guion S. Bluford became the first Black American to go to space, and Mae Jemison was the first Black woman to do so, in 1992.
What shuttle went up in 1992?
Space Shuttle Endeavour
Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1992 launched on its second mission on Sept. 12 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.