The Space Shuttle Endeavour Is Taking It’s Final Flight Home
The Space Shuttle Endeavor is heading home this morning, atop a 747 jet, and it will passing over Acadiana as it heads to Houston. The exact time it will fly over Acadiana is hard to predict, but if all goes as planned the Endeavor should be over Acadiana around 9:45am Wednesday. According to NASA, "NASA's ferry flight of space shuttle Endeavour atop the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) is rescheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 19 due to an unfavorable weather forecast along the flight path on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Endeavour now is expected to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Friday, Sept. 21."
Social media users are encouraged to share their Endeavour sightings using the hashtags #spottheshuttle and #OV105, Endeavour's orbiter vehicle designation.
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