The space shuttle orbiter Endeavour on display
© Leroy Hamilton

Space Shuttle Endeavour

On display in the Samuel Oschin Pavilion

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Endeavour admission included with your special exhibit or IMAX ticket. Take your ticket to the Endeavour queue on the 2nd floor for admission.

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While we are building Endeavour's permanent home, a new addition to the Science Center called the Samuel Oschin Air and Space CenterEndeavour can be viewed in the Samuel Oschin Pavilion. Guests who come to see Endeavour will begin their experience in Endeavour Together: Parts & People, a companion exhibit featuring artifacts from Endeavour and the external tank. Following their visit to Endeavour Together, guests will be directed to the Samuel Oschin Pavilion to see Endeavour.

Visit our reservation information page for details on how to get timed reservations to see Endeavour on display in the Pavilion.

*Endeavour Timed Reservations for individuals are required on weekends, holidays, and peak dates. For groups of 15 or more please call (213) 744-2019.

Endeavour Together: Parts & People

Endeavour Together: Parts & People celebrates Endeavour, the space shuttle program, and the people who helped make the program possible. The exhibit also highlights the shuttle program's strong connection to California, where all the orbiters were built. Endeavour Together includes images of Endeavour under construction locally in Palmdale and Downey, as well as artifacts that flew into space aboard Endeavour. Dramatic video programs convey the emotion and power of Endeavour.

  • Rocketdyne Operations Support Center

    Rocketdyne Operations Support Center

    The Rocketdyne Operations Support Center (ROSC) monitored every space shuttle launch, from the first to the last, from right here in Southern California.

  • Space potty

    Space Potty

    The space potty, or Waste Collection System, provided a high-tech solution to one of space travel's most pressing concerns.

  • Endeavour galley with astronaut


    Our galley served as a kitchen in space for astronauts aboard Endeavour.

  • Space shuttle tires and brakes


    Guests can touch these tires from Endeavour flight STS-134, which show the wear from landing on the runway.

  • Nose cone in Vehicle Assembly Building

    Nose Cone

    The nose cone protected sensors at the top of the space shuttle's external tank. 

  • space shuttle external tank orthogrid


    The orthogrid was carved from a single metal plate to be part of the wall of a super-lightweight space shuttle external tank (ET).

  • ET on truck

    Mission 26: ET Comes Home

    Experience ET-94's move to the California Science Center through engaging photographs captured by Gil Garcetti. The exhibition highlights moments of ET-94's trip through the Panama Canal, its arrival in Marina del Rey, and its journey through the streets of Los Angeles and Inglewood on the way to its new home.

Samuel Oschin Pavilion

In the Samuel Oschin Pavilion, guests will be able to see Endeavour up close and discover some of the science behind this amazing vehicle.The pavilion will feature images and video to introduce guests to Endeavour’s past missions and the crews who flew them.

  • Endeavour lands at Edwards AFB


    Orbiter Vehicle-105 completed 25 missions into space, including the first service mission to the Hubble Space Telescope and the first mission to add a U.S.-built component to the International Space Station.



    Serving as a workshop for astronauts, the SPACEHAB gave astronauts extra room to live and work in space.

  • SSME test fire

    Space Shuttle Main Engine

    Still the most advanced, efficient rocket engine in the world, space shuttle main engines helped push the shuttle up to orbit.

  • External Tank

    External Tank

    The only part of the shuttle stack that wasn't reusable, the external tank carried the propellants to power the space shuttle main engines.

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  • Space Shuttle Endeavour during transport through the streets of LA

    Mission 26: The Big Endeavour

    Mission 26: The Big Endeavour features photographs of some of the spectacular scenes from space shuttle Endeavour's flight over California and her 12-mile, 68-hour journey through city streets to its final destination in the Samuel Oschin Pavilion at the California Science Center.

How can I support Endeavour?

You can sponsor a shuttle tile or make a donation to the EndeavourLA campaign to support our exciting efforts to create the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center and sustain ongoing educational programs and operations of the California Science Center Foundation. Additional sponsorship and recognition opportunities are available. Larger gift commitments can be fulfilled in three to five years.