Saturday, September 22, 2012

Shuttle Endeavor Lands in Southern California

I'm quite intrigued by Big Ideas, and certainly the space shuttle program was one of those.  So when the news about the Shuttle Endeavor going to its permanent home in Southern California splashed all over our pages, I read every bit of it.

 It arrived at LAX yesterday, and when watching the *video* from the Los Angeles Times, I loved how someone popped out of the cockpit and waved an American Flag.

Soon, it will be mounted on some sort of mover and taken through the city streets from LAX to its permanent home at the California Science Center. Dave and I are already planning a trip to see this, just like we did when they moved Levitated Mass, the giant rock on its own mover, to the LA County Museum of Art (LACMA).  Another Big Idea.


Judy said...

I watched the live coverage on the news yesterday morning and kicked myself for not being in Lancastser or LA to see this once-in-a-lifetime event. It's a beautiful moment of pride in American achievement at a time when there is so much griping and complaining and finger-pointing going on. (Yes, I'm talking the election.)

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