As the space shuttle Endeavour lifted off Friday, the final flight attracted the tweets of excited Californians across the state.
Meanwhile, forecasters at the National Weather Service said the skies were mostly clear in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Peninsula and Southern California.
FULL COVERAGE: Endeavour's final journey to L.A.
"It couldn’t get any better," said Diana Henderson of the weather service office in Monterey.
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Photo: The space shuttle Endeavour rides atop a Boeing 747 after taking off Wednesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Credit: Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times.