NASA Fuel Tank to Join Endeavour With Another Journey Down LA Streets

An external tank for NASA's space shuttle program is shown in the photo shared by Lockheed Martin. It is similar to ET-94, a tank acquired by the California Science Museum that will eventually be transported to Los Angeles to become part of the Space Shuttle Endeavour exhibit.

The donation from NASA will bring the museum one step closer to its mission of creating a "full stack" for Endeavour's final display at the future Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center.

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The tank, dubbed ET-94, is currently housed at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans and is expected to begin its journey to L.A. sometime at the end of 2015 or in early 2016, depending on weather conditions and the progress of its own restoration, according to the museum.

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