So, great news for all of our readers with massive reusable spaceships taking up valuable space in your driveway or sitting on your lawn, under a tarp: you can tow it! Toyota demonstrated this nice and dramatically by successfully hauling nearly 300,000 pounds of shuttle orbiter and towing rig across the 405 overpass.
It's late and I'm on a cold, wet hillside pressed up against a chain-link fence with a whole bunch of other tired, cranky photographers and journalists. But I don't mind one bit, because seeing the Space Shuttle Endeavour in person, up close is an incredible sight.
Yesterday morning I was at the California Science Center's press conference outlining their plan to drag a massive spaceship across Los Angeles. It was one of those times where logistics can make even the most outlandish plans seem boring, as they went over schedules and road closures and the like. While they were…
We've seen the Space Shuttle Endeavour flying home to Los Angeles in still photos and in video, but we've never seen it like this: from the cockpit of one of its F/A-18 escort fighters.
The arrival of Endeavour in Los Angeles last week has been described by many as the final note in the coda to NASA's shuttle program. To commemorate its end, we turned to the program's beginnings, where we discovered a stunning assortment of high resolution concept art. (If you've been hunting for a new background…
Today the Space Shuttle Endeavour flew into Los Angeles to enjoy a sunny retirement and possibly start dating some younger aircraft. Happily, NASA gave the Shuttle a great tour of Los Angeles, including two flyovers of Griffith Observatory and the Hollywood sign.
The Space Shuttle Endeavour is on the way to Los Angeles where it will be displayed for posterity. It was flying on the back of a 747 yesterday and today on the way to its final destination.
On September 20th, the 26th and final mission of the Space Shuttle Endeavour will be a perilous journey to that most strange region of space, Los Angeles.
Today's final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour was remarkable for several reasons, a minor one being that NASA launched with low-hanging clouds over Cape Canaveral — leading to a remarkable photo from a Delta airline passenger.
The Space Shuttle Endeavour launches for the last time in what is the second-to-last shuttle mission. We're T-9 minutes as of publishing this, watch it live here.
A company calling itself Advocate Auto Consultants says they're afraid this week's Endeavour space shuttle launch will cause drivers to look away from the road and crash. First, you're morons. Second, Floridians never need an excuse to crash.