Tundra That Towed Shuttle Shown

 Toyota’s Pickup Part Of Science Exhibit


The California Science Center, in partnership with Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.,  unveiled  the Toyota Tundra full-size pick-up truck used to tow the Space Shuttle Endeavour over the 405 Freeway Manchester Boulevard Bridge during its journey  through Los Angeles and Inglewood Streets.

Tundra Endeavour unveiled

The Tundra is on display as part of the Giant Lever Exhibit, located in the California Science Center/California African American Museum parking structure adjacent to the science center entrance.

In the exhibit, visitors will be able to use a giant lever pivoting on a fulcrum  to lift the Tundra full-size pickup truck.

The unveiling commemorated Endeavour’s last flight STS-134, which launched May 16 and landed in the early morning hours of June 1, 2011.