Los Angeles, California: Space Shuttle Endeavor

After much fanfare and tree carnage, the space shuttle has settled into its permanent post-mission berth in LA, alongside exhibits about cooking and going to the bathroom in zero gravity. Also here: the pickup truck that pulled the Shuttle through the city.

California Science Center

Address:
700 Exposition Park Dr., Los Angeles, CA
Directions:
California Science Center, West of I-110 exit 20, Exposition Blvd and Figueroa St.
Hours:
Daily 10 am - 5 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
323-724-3623
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Space Shuttle Endeavor.

Space Shuttle Endeavor

Allow at least an hour the see all the photos. Very cool exhibit!

[Laurie, 01/06/2015]
Space Shuttle Endeavor

The last of the space shuttles returned home to Los Angeles. After flying around the state of California, past icons such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Queen Mary, Disneyland, the Hollywood Sign and many other places, Endeavor made its way through the streets of the city to the California Science Center. Tickets are free, but you need a reservation. Prior to seeing the shuttle, you go through an exhibit of the history of all the shuttles, and even see tires from the last landing.

[George Geary, 11/05/2012]

The museum provides exhibits on the "space potty" and an opportunity to touch the actual tires used by the shuttle on landing.

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