The external fuel tank is schedule to land late Saturday at the California Science Center after a slow trip across Los Angeles.
The lone remaining external fuel tank from NASA's space shuttle program arrived early Wednesday in Marina del Rey for the final leg of its journey to the California Science Center.
Space shuttle fuel tank ET-94 never got to take flight, but it did embark on sea voyage from New Orleans to Los Angeles that took the enormous tank through the Panama Canal.
An external fuel tank that will join space shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center began its journey early Saturday morning on the streets of the Los Angeles from Marina del Rey.
A gargantuan external fuel tank is being transported from New Orleans to Los...View gallery
It's a delicate operation that will never be repeated: installing a 6,000-pound payload into a space shuttle.
There has always been a special connection between space shuttle Endeavour and California, where it was built.
More than 400 trees were removed to provide clearance for the retired orbiter when it moved from a hangar at Los Angeles International Airport.
After seeing the shuttle in the air and on LA streets, Endeavour fans can finally get a close-up look.
The California Science Center held a preview of its exhibit on Oct. 25, five daysView gallery