Press Room

Press Room

We look forward to hosting you! All media visits must be arranged by appointment at this time. Please reach out to [email protected], with two days' notice, to set up a time to visit.

The California Science Center Communications Department is available to assist media with arrangements for interviews, exhibition visits, image and B-roll requests. Please don't hesitate to contact us. We look forward to working with you.

Featured Press Releases

Rendering of future Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center
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The California Science Center to Begin Go for Stack on July 20, 2023

On July 20, 2023 - Space Exploration Day - the California Science Center will commence Go for Stack, the complex process of moving and lifting each of the space shuttle components into place for Endeavour’s upcoming, awe-inspiring 20-story vertical display in the future Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center. The installation of the two aft skirts, the base of the solid rocket boosters, will mark the first Go for Stack milestone and lay the foundation upon which the entire shuttle stack will be built. 

Korean Air's Chairman and CEO, Walter Cho, poses with the President and CEO of the California Science Center, Jeffrey Rudolph, at the site of the future Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center.
California Science Center Foundation Receives $25 Million Gift from Korean Air to Name New Aviation Gallery of the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center

The California Science Center Foundation today announced an extraordinary gift of $25 million from five-star airline, Korean Air, to name the Aviation Gallery – one of three major educational exhibit galleries comprising the new Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center, currently under construction. Korean Air’s generous commitment is the single largest corporate contribution to the California Science Center.  

Maya hero banner with Jaguar and sponsor logos
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Jorge Pérez de Lara
“Maya: The Exhibition” Opened at the California Science Center on April 2, 2023

Through original artifacts and science exhibits, explore the rise and fall of the ancient Maya Civilization of Mexico and Central America. Set within scenography of the Maya rainforest, view over 250 stunning and original objects made from precious gems, ceramics, shell, and stone – many on tour outside Guatemala for the very first time. 

Space shuttle Endeavour in the Samuel Oschin Pavilion
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Martin Mann
The California Science Center Celebrated the 10th Anniversary of Endeavour's Arrival in Los Angeles

On September 21, 2012, Endeavour completed a cross-country trip on the back of the 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, culminating in a flyover past millions of people and some of California’s most beloved and iconic locations: The Golden Gate Bridge, the California State Capitol, and the Hollywood sign, among others...

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Kristina Kurasz Cutting

Communications Director, California Science Center Foundation 

Contact for: Exhibitions, Samuel Oschin Air & Space Center Project Launch/Space Shuttle Endeavour, interview liaison for President and CEO Jeffrey Rudolph, Science Center Executive Leadership, & Development, Education Programs, Technology Exhibitions, Air & Space Exhibitions, Ecosystems, IMAX Theater, and General Information 

213. 744. 7446 | [email protected]

Maria Sosyan

Communications Manager, California Science Center Foundation 

Contact for: Exhibitions, General Information, Filming

213. 744. 2144 | [email protected]

Isa Fernández

Communications Coordinator, California Science Center Foundation

213. 744. 7491 | [email protected]