Production Notes

Shooting Space Shuttle Endeavour's Journey

"SoCal Connected" correspondent Jennifer London and producer Dina Demetrius have been documenting the journey of Space Shuttle Endeavour as it moves into its new home at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. Take a behind-the-scenes look as they assemble one of the first stories of Season 5 in this Storify of their Tweets. Tune in Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. for the finished piece!


Shooting Space Shuttle Endeavour's Journey

SoCal Connected correspondent Jennifer London and producer Dina Demetrius have been documenting the journey of Space Shuttle Endeavour as it moves into its new home at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. Take a behind-the-scenes look as they assemble one of the first stories of Season 5.

Storified by SoCal Connected · Mon, Oct 15 2012 17:10:33

September 19: Getting Credentialed
And so it begins! Media gathering for Shuttle Endeavour's arrival at LAX on Fri. T-minus & counting to witness history. http://pic.twitter.com/H4ddNhfoJennifer London
And we're in! KCET's SoCal Connected crew pickups credentials for the historic arrival of Endeavour on Fri. Exciting! http://pic.twitter.com/o0EW7JQIJennifer London
September 20: Arrival at Edwards Air Force Base
Endeavour has returned to CA, its state of origin, 21yrs after rolling out of the Palmdale assembly facility #SpotTheShuttle #OV105NASA
September 21: Touchdown at LAX
Early,early! At LAX waiting for Endeavour's arrival. #americanownews #spottheshuttle http://pic.twitter.com/ppz5t8pgDina Demetrius
Interviewing Mike Curie of NASA. Says next mission is manned into deep space! #spottheshuttle http://pic.twitter.com/zHZBJNm5Dina Demetrius
KCET crew arrives at LAX for the big shuttle landing show. http://instagr.am/p/P1ybYzPYJS/Jennifer London
KCET Shuttle Update: still waiting Security is that of a presidential visit so this could take a while... http://instagr.am/p/P19AS0vYPC/Jennifer London
KCET Shuttle Update: security has gone to the dogs.... http://instagr.am/p/P1-j6gPYAE/Jennifer London
Anticipation...and almost 4 more hours to go. #spottheshuttle http://pic.twitter.com/ONOxIFpMDina Demetrius
Astronaut Michael Fincke awaits the shuttle's arrival. He flew her final mission STS 134 http://instagr.am/p/P2Brl8vYCI/Jennifer London
Live shot of the shuttle flying at low altitude over Sacramento. http://instagr.am/p/P2CBuuPYCa/Jennifer London
With Ken Phillips at LAX awaiting the shuttle's arrival. Ken wrote the winning proposal to bring her to LA http://instagr.am/p/P2IA4XPYG_/Jennifer London
KCET Shuttle Update: eyes to the skies over LAX. Inside the UAL hanger they're playing the theme to 2001 Space Odyssey.Jennifer London
Endeavour's flyover at north side of LAX! Heading to the valley...see you shortly, babe :) http://pic.twitter.com/jAWTkVfTDina Demetrius
Crowd outside the UAL hanger as Endeavour is getting ready to land at LAX http://instagr.am/p/P2SWlIPYOx/Jennifer London
Excellent stunt flying! Not even landing yet. Heading to Disneyland. #spottheshuttle http://pic.twitter.com/PjKftqQiDina Demetrius
Shuttle photo op moments after landing at LAX http://pic.twitter.com/0R9O06RmJennifer London
Welcome home, baby!! Endeavour lands in Los Angeles. #spottheshuttle http://pic.twitter.com/WqURwswADina Demetrius
NASA space official at LAX - this is our new mission & this is our moment. The backdrop is Endeavour perched atop a 747.Jennifer London
That's a wrap for the KCET crew at Endeavour's LA homecoming. http://pic.twitter.com/frzQfnBWJennifer London
After 8 hours on our feet & in the sun, Camerman Dan & I start to lose it. http://instagr.am/p/P3HyJnPYLv/Jennifer London
October 12: Crossing the 405
W/ a large crowd of onlookers at Manchester Blvd near Randy's donuts as the shuttle starts crawling towards us. Never before & never again!Jennifer London
A view of the dismantling of Manchester Blvd in prep of the shuttle coming our way. On assignment for KCET http://instagr.am/p/Qsu-n8PYFS/Jennifer London
Hello Endeavour! Getting close @ the corner of the Manchester & Olive. http://instagr.am/p/QswZYGPYG6/Jennifer London
A crowd @ Manchester shuttle viewing area chants: move that truck! Move that truck! http://pic.twitter.com/Txbg6fp7Jennifer London
Excited to be on assignment at once in a era event. Welcome, Endeavour:) #socalconnected http://pic.twitter.com/DsMkxxZcDina Demetrius
Amazing & surreal! Endeavour has been to space 25x & now here she is on the streets of LA http://instagr.am/p/Qs0B0zvYKY/Jennifer London
A woman standing near me as the shuttle rounds the corner about 50 yards from us yells "this is what America is about!"Jennifer London
Street view of the shuttle w/ KCET producer Dina Demetrius. http://instagr.am/p/Qs1T0cvYLT/Jennifer London
You all did it, Steve! Congrats! @SteveSoboroff #spottheshuttle http://pic.twitter.com/Mqb4PTKZDina Demetrius
Pulling up the power lines so Endeavour can pass... #spottheshuttle #socalconnected http://pic.twitter.com/PZkl3QQiDina Demetrius
Sig Alert for the 405... #spottheshuttle http://pic.twitter.com/Sxx3poPiDina Demetrius
The 405, a tree, a gigantic donut & the shuttle. Only in LA. http://instagr.am/p/Qs6DydvYPb/Jennifer London
The shuttle at rest on Manchester as the film crew preps for action. http://instagr.am/p/QtDKlDvYHy/Jennifer London

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