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Despite the rescue of the Maximus crew, there's been remarkably little coverage of ET-94 here in San Diego.  It's tied up at the 10th Street Terminal and there's a good view from the observation pier at Cesar Chavez Park.  I thought maybe there'd be at least some curious onlookers, but there was only one other photographer when I was there this afternoon.  The harbor police stopped by and asked if we knew what the thing was...  I sure hope it gets more attention up in LA!

For what it's worth, I can say I saw ET-94 today by air, sea, and land.  Overflight photos above; A friend of mine took me out on a sailboat this afternoon, and we were able to come right up alongside the barge:



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The Shannon Dann, and the view from the pier at Cesar Chavez Park.

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Re: External Tank 94 (ET-94) to complete Endeavour exhibit
« Reply #62 on: 05/16/2016 08:19 AM »
Great job WheelsStop for the pictures and your coverage.
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The Shannon Dann got underway this morning around 7:30 PDT and is just outside San Diego Bay at this time.

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This morning, about 10 miles off the coast of La Jolla.

They're using nearly a quarter mile of towline!

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...and off into the sunset with Santa Catalina Island in the background.

They look to make port at Marina Del Rey well before sunrise.

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...and off into the sunset with Santa Catalina Island in the background.

They look to make port at Marina Del Rey well before sunrise.

Beautiful photos!

Our very own Philip Sloss is there for this and we'll have an article today.

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Re: External Tank 94 (ET-94) to complete Endeavour exhibit
« Reply #67 on: 05/18/2016 01:08 PM »
Ahoy! I haven't posted in a while, but I'm watching from my apartment complex on the marina. :) ET tank sighted! The crane/gantry is set up over by Fisherman's Village. I unfortunately only have my camera phone and my binoculars, but feel free to use/modify any photos I post in this thread in an NSF article.
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Ahoy! I haven't posted in a while, but I'm watching from my apartment complex on the marina. :) ET tank sighted! The crane/gantry is set up over by Fisherman's Village. I unfortunately only have my camera phone and my binoculars, but feel free to use/modify any photos I post in this thread in an NSF article.

Awesome! Who needs PTZtv ;D

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Re: External Tank 94 (ET-94) to complete Endeavour exhibit
« Reply #69 on: 05/18/2016 01:27 PM »
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Re: External Tank 94 (ET-94) to complete Endeavour exhibit
« Reply #70 on: 05/18/2016 02:13 PM »
Someone is wrong on the Internet.
http://xkcd.com/386/

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Thanks again to all for the great photos!

Article by Philip Sloss now the arrival is complete!
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016/05/et-94-los-angeles-road-trip-csc/

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Re: External Tank 94 (ET-94) to complete Endeavour exhibit
« Reply #72 on: 05/18/2016 02:51 PM »
I tossed all the photos/videos from my phone this morning in original resolution in a Google Photos album, NSF granted full rights to use.

https://goo.gl/photos/HAJ9L6pkWY25ft4J9
« Last Edit: 05/18/2016 02:52 PM by neilh »
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I tossed all the photos/videos from my phone this morning in original resolution in a Google Photos album, NSF granted full rights to use.

https://goo.gl/photos/HAJ9L6pkWY25ft4J9

Thanks again!

And Mass seemed to like the article ;D

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Re: External Tank 94 (ET-94) to complete Endeavour exhibit
« Reply #74 on: 05/18/2016 08:24 PM »
local news tibits...

The tank has been off-loaded from the barge and is on the parking lot next to the temporary tent for the Friday evening party prior to the initial tow at midnight Friday.  Public can come over to view but are restricted by a fenced off area.

Space Shuttle External Fuel Tank Arrives in Marina del Rey


KTLA News (they did a video for the 1 p.m. news) I'll try to find this later when they post it. 

http://ktla.com/2016/05/18/space-shuttle-external-fuel-tank-arrives-in-marina-del-rey/

Updated:  select the first video on this page.
http://ktla.com/2016/05/18/ktla-armed-forces-week-the-u-s-coast-guard-and-the-arrival-of-e-t-94/


KNBC News:
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Photos-Shuttle-Fuel-Tank-New-Orleands-to-LA-379689211.html


KCBS News (With video) and Picture below
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2016/05/18/shuttle-tank-marina-del-rey/
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Re: External Tank 94 (ET-94) to complete Endeavour exhibit
« Reply #75 on: 05/18/2016 08:34 PM »
some you tube videos:

Space Shuttle Fuel Tank Arrives Marina Del Rey

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Published on May 18, 2016
Space Shuttle Fuel Tank Arrives Marina Del Rey on 5/18

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Re: External Tank 94 (ET-94) to complete Endeavour exhibit
« Reply #76 on: 05/18/2016 08:36 PM »
copter views of approach....

ET 94 Space Shuttle External Fuel Tank Arrives in LA (5-18-16)

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Published on May 18, 2016
ET-94, will work its way through the streets of Los Angeles County later this week to its final resting place at the Space Museum

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Re: External Tank 94 (ET-94) to complete Endeavour exhibit
« Reply #77 on: 05/18/2016 08:40 PM »
I've updated my post above "local news reports"  with a video from KTLA news:

http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=37690.msg1536136#msg1536136
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Re: External Tank 94 (ET-94) to complete Endeavour exhibit
« Reply #78 on: 05/18/2016 08:42 PM »
Thanks you all for the great coverage and Philip for the great article! :)
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Re: External Tank 94 (ET-94) to complete Endeavour exhibit
« Reply #79 on: 05/18/2016 08:42 PM »
Here is the local FOX TV news and video...

FOX Los Angeles News
http://www.foxla.com/news/local-news/142545894-story

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