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Space Shuttle Fuel Tank Rolls Slowly Through Los Angeles

The last external fuel tank from NASA's shuttle program arrived at the California Science Center after a trip through Los Angeles streets.

A cargo plane flies overhead as the last remaining space shuttle external propellant tank is moved across the 405 freeway in Los Angeles on May 21.

The towering fuel tank completed its trek through the streets of Los Angeles to reach the California Science Center where it will be displayed with the retired space shuttle Endeavour.

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Eddye Chapman takes a picture of herself as the space shuttle Endeavour's external fuel tank ET-94 makes its way to the California Science Center in Exposition Park in Los Angeles. It will be paired with the shuttle in a vertical launch position at the museum. LUCY NICHOLSON / Reuters
Astronaut Sandy Magnus walks in front of the ET-94 space shuttle external fuel tank as it travels through Inglewood to complete its 4,000 nautical mile from NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana to the California Science Center in Los Angeles. MARK RALSTON / AFP - Getty Images
People take pictures as the massive space shuttle external propellant tank makes its way down Manchester Boulevard in Inglewood, Calif. AP
A police officer on a bicycle rides under a massive space shuttle external fuel tank, the last one in existence, as it moves past the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Christine Armario / AP

The ET-94 space shuttle external fuel tank travels through Inglewood, California.

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Vivianne Robinson rides her bike past a massive space shuttle external fuel tank. Richard Vogel / AP
Kyle and Sidney Bice watch in space jumpsuits as the massive space shuttle external propellant tank makes its way down Manchester Boulevard in front of The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. AP
Residents snap photos of the space shuttle Endeavour's external fuel tank as it makes its way through a neighborhood on its way to the California Science Center in Exposition Park in Los Angeles. LUCY NICHOLSON / Reuters
The ET-94 space shuttle external fuel tank travels through Inglewood to the California Science Center in Los Angeles. MARK RALSTON / AFP - Getty Images