Endeavour prep for final launch
The shuttle Endeavour takes its first steps toward space Monday as the ship moves a quarter-mile from its processing hangar to the Vehicle Assembly Building to join a burnt orange fuel tank and twin solid rocket boosters. Endeavour is being prepared for its 25th and final spaceflight after 19 years of service.
NASA currently plans to pause Endeavour's rollover to give space center employees a last chance to see the black-and-white ship before it goes inside the VAB. Endeavour is set to launch April 19th from Kennedy Space Center,FL. Feb 28,2011. Photo by Gene Blevins/LA DailyNews