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Space Shuttle Endeavour Flies Over California, Twitter

All morning, California has stood on the roof, waiting for the shuttle (strapped to a 747) to fly over. But most of the action appeared to be on #spottheshuttle.

Posted on September 21, 2012, at 2:18 p.m. ET

This morning, Space Shuttle Endeavour was strapped to a 747 and flown around California before the retired vessel is lodged at the California Science Center museum.

People lined up to take pictures and tweet under #spottheshuttle tag

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Tech companies were especially excited

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It made us feel young

Even Paula Abdul got into it

To be fair, it was pretty sick

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The hashtag was promptly repurposed into an ad

And the inevitable IO6 joke.

Then there were the scolds

Next stop, Los Angeles

It's going to Disneyland!

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