Space Shuttle Endeavor on The Move
New home in Los Angeles
- Duration 2:29
- Date Oct 12, 2012
New home in Los Angeles
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Yeah bill -- might call this -- -- twelve mile trip a long trip for the subtle but really you might as most college Friday traffic for most people here in Los Angeles.
Twelve miles we'll take Arab it'll go out for just two days we have a live view from above to get you look down on the shuttle out quite a sight to see it sitting here next to a quiz -- sub shop.
In -- middle a parking lot people walking in here from all the neighborhoods around to see this -- it was the last time.
Guess -- -- -- here that's for sure how we just talked with mark Kelly who wants commanded the shuttle talking about this -- and here's what he had to say.
When they took enterprise.
Which isn't exactly a real space shuttle they -- enterprise to New York.
They -- on a barge.
Discovery flew right into the airport but here they have really the challenge.
And that's getting it through the streets of LA.
Back you're -- it one more look at it to sit here in the parking lot 123 million -- to travel in space built upon its mission 26.
It's the last couple of miles as I mentioned twelve miles total for over two days -- get to the California sites that are in Inglewood.
Bill he's -- -- this thing looks great in HD -- by the way what what are you have to group meg yeah well it's it's quite interesting how you doing this this whole issue.
Really takes a while for this -- to move out partly because it's so heavy we're talking about.
Pounds is taking a 160 -- carrier to move it down the street hit a final -- that could fit under because this thing is so big.
I you know -- to take -- costing ten million dollars all told.
And as -- 78 but we spent fifty foot.
Beat is the height at the tip.
-- -- -- don't like 400 trees to do this we just talked with one of the workers involved about all the different details involved with this move.
And he says it went all the way down to the metal on the streets.
We've depleted the supply of plates from Phoenix Las Vegas and all throughout Southern California so as the shuttle passes over the -- We'll be leapfrogging them ahead to a future.
Bill and -- hour layover here in the parking lot of begin moving this morning at 2 AM again if everything goes as planned.
This shuttle is 26 mission.
-- head right now -- hair and I can't wait for Friday traffic but people are driving on the four all five.
And they look up and -- -- -- shuttle driving over the for a five freeway and of course we know about Los angles the -- traveling slowed up they get together cameras take a picture that they well.
-- at a really slows the -- thank -- Adam.