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Robert Pearlman
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posted 11-22-2017 05:54 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
California Science Center via Twitter:
Two booster forward skirts were delivered today [Nov. 21]! They provide the critical connection between the solid rocket boosters and the external tank.

These will be stored by ET-94 until we are ready to assemble all of Endeavour's components for the future Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center!

Robert Pearlman
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From Perry Roth-Johnson, curator of aerospace science at the California Science Center, via Twitter:
Our external tank at needs a good wash, so we are up in a boom lift giving it some TLC.

The pressure wash works like a charm... before (left) and after (right).

Got the aft dome of the external tank cleaned up, and we'll keep working our way towards the nose over the next few days.

Robert Pearlman
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From Perry Roth-Johnson, curator of aerospace science at the California Science Center, via Twitter:
Starting to paint our external tank, ET-94!

SpaceDust
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posted 06-24-2018 10:02 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SpaceDust     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I've seen in earlier post where this exhibit was planned for opening in 2019. Is this date still true? Haven’t seen any construction photos or does the CSC even mention it on their website that I could find. Does anyone know what the opening date is?

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posted 04-06-2019 05:20 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SpaceAngel   Click Here to Email SpaceAngel     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
When is the assembly of Endeavour and the launch vehicle will be taking place?

Robert Pearlman
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posted 04-06-2019 10:05 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The California Science Center has not released an updated schedule as to the construction of the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center or, as part of that, the vertical display of space shuttle Endeavour. When there is news to be shared, it will be posted here.


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