California Science Center to Announce Details for Mission 26: ET Comes Home

Press Release From: California Science Center
Posted: Thursday, March 3, 2016

What: California Science Center President Jeffrey Rudolph will announce details regarding ET-94's journey from the Michoud Assembly Facility to its new home at the California Science Center, at a news conference on March 3, 2016. The announcement will include the arrival date and important transport dates and information. A map of ET-94's transport route will be made available.

ET-94 is the last remaining external tank, built for flight but never used, and transferred to the Science Center by NASA. Its acquisition completes the California Science Center's Shuttle Launch Vehicle – enabling us to preserve and display the only existing full stack of real Solid Rocket Boosters, Orbiter, and External Tank.

The news conference will be held in the Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Display Pavilion.

When: Thursday, March 3, 2016
Media sign-in begins at 8:00 a.m.
Press conference from 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
One-on-one interviews following press conference 9:00 – 10:00 am

Where: The Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Display Pavilion
California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles
*Parking is complimentary for media with a press credential or business card in the guest lot at Figueroa and 39th / Exposition Park Drive.
Broadcast trucks/vans will be directed to park on Exposition Park Drive near the loading dock. Media who need to cable in to go live need to contact Kristina Kurasz at (213) 744-7446 or in advance.


President and CEO, California Science Center, Jeffrey Rudolph
Mayor, City of Inglewood, James T. Butts, Jr.
Supervisor, 4th District, Los Angeles County, Don Knabe
Supervisor, 2nd District, Los Angeles County Mark Ridley-Thomas
Mrs. Lynda Oschin
General Info: Please visit for more detailed information on the Space Shuttle Endeavour.

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