UPDATE: Space shuttle Endeavour heads west to new mission

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 | 7:52 p.m. CDT; updated 2:44 p.m. CDT, Thursday, September 20, 2012

HOUSTON  — Waving American flags and space shuttle toys, hundreds of people lined the streets and crowded the airport Wednesday as they watched space shuttle Endeavour touch down in Houston on its way to be permanently displayed in California.