Shuttle Endeavour: A piece of space history flies by in slow motion from Vincent Laforet on Vimeo.

NASA's Endeavour Shuttle lands at Los Angeles International airport on its final flight atop a 747.
This footage was shot with a RED Epic, at 5K resolution, at 96 frames per second with a Canon 800mm 5.6 lens.

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NASA's Shuttle fleet was retired last year after 30 years of flight. Endeavour is the second of three remaining shuttles to head to its retirement home - in this case the the California Science Center.
Endeavour, the youngest shuttle, replaced Challenger which tragically blew up during liftoff in 1986.
During 25 missions, Endeavour spent 299 days in space and orbited the earth nearly 4,700 times, racking up 123 million miles.

It was a beautiful day - hampered by some pretty heavy duty heat waves as you'll see, given that the shuttle landed at 1 p.m.

Special thanks to Jon Carr for his help on the shoot, and for the edit.

Oh and... HOLY HEAT WAVES!

Perpetual Ocean by NASA

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