Camera crew at the Endeavour Pavilion Opening
© Leroy Hamilton

Press Room

Below is information on our current exhibits and films as well as several news flashes, which tell of exciting new developments.

Visit here to read our press releases and press kits.

Newsmakers at the Science Center

Bill Ingalls

Endeavour Exhibition Opening Day

Mission 26

The Space Shuttle Endeavour’s enduring mission to inspire the next generation of explorers and innovators, is well underway! You can read the exhibit description for the Endeavour Exhibition.

  • External Tank

    Mission 26: ET Comes Home

    "Mission 26: ET Comes Home” is the journey of the external tank (ET-94), and it is about to begin! ET-94 will travel from the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans through the Panama Canal by barge to Los Angeles, then on through city streets, pulled by a truck on dollies, to its final destination near the California Science Center’s Samuel Oschin Pavilion. The entire journey will take six to eight weeks. ET-94 will make its way through city streets to the California Science Center on May 21, 2016.  Follow ET-94’s journey, and read all the press materials, here.

  • Journey to Space Exhibition and 3D Film

    Journey to Space: Exhibition and 3D Film

    The California Science Center will present an in-depth look at the hazards as well as the possibilities for human space exploration with a Journey to Space Exhibition and 3D Film, opening October 29, 2015 and continuing through May 8, 2016. The unique pairing of the exhibition and 3D film offers an extraordinary vision of the future for living and working in space. Read the press release.

  • A Beautiful Planet

    A Beautiful Planet 3D

    A Beautiful Planet 3D from IMAX Entertainment, the latest space documentary by director Toni Myers, made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), will open at the California Science Center on April 29, 2016. The film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet, and the effects humanity has had on it over time, captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Read the press release.

Get in Touch

If you would like to cover a story, arrange a visit, or request an image or B-roll, contact us by phone at (213) 744-7446 or email Also, please contact us to add your name to our mailing list if you would like to receive updates regarding our exhibits, events and films.

Shell Amega, Vice President, Communications, California Science Center Foundation
Exhibitions, Samuel Oschin Air & Space Center Project Launching/Space Shuttle Endeavour, interview liaison for President and CEO Jeffrey Rudolph, Ecosystems, Science Center Executive Leadership, & Development
(213) 744-7496

Paula Wagner, Associate Director, Communications, California Science Center Foundation
Education Programs, Technology Exhibitions, Air & Space Exhibitions
(213) 744-2144

Kristina Kurasz, Associate Director, Communications, California Science Center Foundation
IMAX Theater, ExploraStore and General Information
(213) 744-7446

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