Fast Facts on Space Shuttle Endeavour

The craft did not fly over Laguna Niguel, but if here are some quick facts to help you learn more about the craft.

As NASA's Endeavour made its final flight today, here are some quick facts if you couldn't make it to L.A. or nearby Disneyland or Huntington Beach to see it.

1. Named after an 18th century ship

2. Youngest space shuttle in the fleet

3. Flew 25 missions

4. Logged 123 million miles

5. Circles the earth 4,700 miles

6. Its name was picked in a competition

7. Spent nearly 300 days in orbit

8. First mission 1992

9. Congress approved it in 1987

Source: NASA


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