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According to one local resident, people in Los Angeles are hard to impress. But bring a real spaceship to town and tow it through the streets? That’ll do it.
This week, when the space shuttle Endeavour flies from Kennedy Space Center to Los Angeles and its new home at the California Science Center, it also means the retirement of the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA).
Go inside the cockpit of NASA’s 747 Shuttle Aircraft Carrier 905. The aircraft will ferry the retired space shuttle Endeavour on one final flight.
The Innovators Project
After achieving nuclear fusion at age 14, Taylor, now 19, is working with subatomic particles for solutions to nuclear terrorism and cancer.
'Live From Space' March 14
How to Feed Our Growing Planet
National Geographic explores how we can feed the growing population without overwhelming the planet in our food series.
Larvae attract more larvae, but not if they don’t have any bacteria. by Ed Yong
The nation's most complete Tyrannosaurus rex specimen is taking a 2,000-mile road trip from Montana to its new home in Washington, D.C.
Shop Our Space Collection
The updated companion book to Carl Sagan's Cosmos, featuring a new forward by Neil deGrasse Tyson is now available. Proceeds support our mission programs, which protect species, habitats, and cultures.