Space Shuttle Rocket Booster Endeavor Orbiter Rolls in California for Exhibition


Two rocket boosters made of parts launched on more than 80 space shuttle missions are now parked outside Los Angeles, one step closer to erecting the performance of a retired NASA orbiter.

Twin Solid Rocket Motors, which Northrop Grumman pledged to donate to the California Science Center to showcase the Space Shuttle Endeavor in 2017, Arrived at Mojave Air and Space Port in last few weeks, Where they are being temporarily kept in external storage. The inert motor case, which Northrop Grumman described as “structurally representative” of the solid rocket boosters used during NASA’s space shuttle program, was designed for their performance after the company’s promontory, Utah The test was trucked from the facility.