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March 13, 2013

Endeavour final ferry flight memento presentation

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Photograph courtesy of John Mlynar, City of Palmdale

James Ledford (center), mayor of the City of Palmdale, Calif., holds an American flag and a plaque containing pins representing NASA and Palmdale that were presented to the city at a recent Palmdale City Council meeting by NASA Dryden Flight Research Center representatives Katrina Emery (left) and Steve Schmidt (right). The plaque also featured a certificate of authenticity signed by NASA Dryden center director David McBride and research pilot Bill Brockett verifying that the flag and pins were flown on NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft 905 during the final ferry flight of space shuttle Endeavour to its new home at the California Science Center in Los Angeles on Sept. 20-21, 2012.




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