Whoa, There’s a Freaking Space Shuttle On Crenshaw

Photographs of Endeavour’s Languid Trek Through L.A.


It only took a few hours for the space shuttle Endeavour to crisscross all of California on the back of a 747 last month. If you went out for a cup of coffee at the wrong time, you missed out entirely. On the other hand, this Saturday, Endeavor took a glacially paced 12-mile crosstown journey viewed by thousands of Angelenos—families, couples, amateur historians, photographers of all kinds, and, of course, intrepid hot-dog hawkers. Yes, there was whining, jostling, a slightly menacing police presence, and a few folks territorially guarding their …

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