Toyota Tundra That Towed Space Shuttle Endeavour To Be Unveiled at California Science Center Giant Lever Exhibit ***MEDIA ADVISORY / PHOTO ADVISORY*** Friday, May 31, 2013 at 9 a.m. PR Newswire May 24 WHAT: The California Science Center, in partnership with Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., is unveiling the Toyota Tundra full-size pickup truck that towed space shuttle Endeavour over the 405 Freeway Manchester Boulevard Bridge during its historic 68-hour journey through Los Angeles city streets. The unveiling commemorates Endeavour's last flight STS-134, which launched May 16 and landed in the early morning hours of June 1, 2011. The Tundra will become part of the Giant Lever exhibit in the parking lot at the California Science Center. Who:California Science Center oCalifornia Science Center President Jeffrey N. Rudolph oChair of the Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Oschin Family Foundation Lynda Oschin Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. oVice President of Diversity, Philanthropy, and Community Affairs Michael Rouse Guest Astronaut oFormer Astronaut Garret Reisman, who flew aboard Endeavour and rode in the Tundra at the time of the Endeavour tow Visual Opportunities oTwo kids in astronaut attire as they use the Giant Lever to lift the 5,625 lbs. Tundra. oCheck presentation from Toyota to the Science Center of money raised during the Tweet Drive campaign which took place during the historic bridge tow. oFormer astronaut Garret Reisman, Science Center and Toyota representatives as they use the Giant Lever to lift the Tundra. WHEN: Friday, May 31, 2013 oMedia check-in opens at 8:30 a.m. oPhoto opportunity begins at 9 a.m. WHERE: California Science Center, 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037 Parking is available in the Science Center parking lot. Parking passes will be available to working media who show their credentials. CONTACT:Kristina Kurasz, Communications Manager, California Science Center Foundation (213) 744-7446 or email@example.com Sona Iliffe-Moon, PR Manager, Toyota Brand & Marketing Communications (310) 294-7195 or firstname.lastname@example.org For more information or images, please go to Californiasciencecenter.org, ToyotaNewsroom.com, or Toyota.com/TundraEndeavour /PRNewswire-USNewswire -- May 24, 2013/ SOURCE California Science Center Foundation
Toyota Tundra That Towed Space Shuttle Endeavour To Be Unveiled at California Science Center Giant Lever Exhibit
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