A Space Shuttle on the Streets of Los Angeles

Photo spread of the space shuttle Endeavour is transported through the streets of LAThe Atlantic has collected a great series of pictures of the Space Shuttle Endeavour being transported from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to its final resting place at California Science Center’s Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center in October  2012.   At many points in this move the Endeavour barely cleared trees, light poles and wires.  Cost of the move: an estimated $10 million.

For more pictures, check out the Atlantic Magazine…

The California Science Center’s Endeavour exhibit is one of only four displaying the retired shuttles. Discovery, the fleet leader, is now at the Smithsonian in northern Virginia. The prototype Enterprise is in New York City on board the converted aircraft carrier at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Atlantis, the last shuttle to fly in space during NASA’s 135th mission, will be moved to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in November 2012.

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Jim Caldwell
Redondo Beach

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Jim Caldwell has over 26 years of experience in the public safety sector in occupations ranging from professional ski patrol, and ocean lifeguard to firefighter. Jim has worked for the Redondo Beach Fire Department for the last 22 years holding successively higher positions of responsibility. For the last six years, Jim has held the rank of Engineer with responsibility for driving and operating the Department’s Engines and Tillered Aerial Ladder Truck. Throughout his career, he has shown a dedication not only to public safety but also community service.
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