You’ve seen the non-stop coverage of the Space Shuttle Endeavor’s arrival in Los Angeles: The hundreds of trees that were cut down, the long crawl to its new home. I’m surprised it wasn’t covered in graffiti by the time it got there.
None of that would have been necessary if NASA had given a space shuttle to the Museum of Flight, conveniently located next to Boeing Field. But what they did give to the museum is nothing to sneeze at: a full size replica trainer of a shuttle. And all you wanna-be astronauts can go inside for the …