The space shuttle Endeavour had a close call as it scraped past a building during its slow progress through LA.
Over 400 trees and power cables have been removed to make room for the huge shuttle to move from the airport to its new home at the Science Center, but there were still some tight squeezes:
ITV News' Ria Chatterjee reports on the US space shuttle Endeavour's final journey:
Jim Hennesey, spokesman for The Sarens Group, explains the Endeavour's journey.
The Sarens Group teamed up with Toyota to create the dolly used to haul the US space shuttle through the streets of Los Angeles.
Endeavour is 122 feet (37 meters) long and 78 feet (24 meters) wide and stands 5 stories tall at the tail - which police said makes it the largest object ever to move through Los Angeles. Its combined weight with the transporter is 80 tons.
Organisers say that only a few inches separate Endeavour's wings from structures along the route, and workers have felled 400 trees along curbs to clear a path. The science center, where Endeavour is heading, will plant more than 1,000 trees to make up for their loss.
Some street lights, traffic signals, power poles and parking meters also are being temporarily removed.
Stephen Caldwell, 38, who was in town on business and spotted the spaceship from his hotel window spoke of his wonder at being so close to a space shuttle:
The shuttle paused to avoid rush hour traffic on Friday evening before crossing the 405 freeway, the nation's busiest thoroughfare. This morning it will appear at a massive rally outside an arena in the nearby city of Inglewood.
Space shuttle Endeavour has left the Kennedy Space Centre on its final journey, destined for a museum in California.
The United States retired its space shuttles last year after finishing construction of the $100 billion International Space Station to begin work on a new generation of spaceships.
Earlier this year, the space shuttle Discovery completed its final voyage piggybacking a NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft to its permanent retirement home at Smithsonian Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Centre in Virginia.