400 trees to be removed for Endeavour’s L.A. arrival: For some South L.A. residents, the excitement of Endeavour rumbling through their neighborhoods en route to the California Science Center faded when they learned that 400 trees had to be cut down.
Photo: A landscaping crew cuts down a tree on Manchester Boulevard to clear the way for the space shuttle Endeavour when it makes its journey from Los Angeles International to its new home in Exposition Park. Credit: Katie Falkenberg / For The Times

400 trees to be removed for Endeavour’s L.A. arrival: For some South L.A. residents, the excitement of Endeavour rumbling through their neighborhoods en route to the California Science Center faded when they learned that 400 trees had to be cut down.

Photo: A landscaping crew cuts down a tree on Manchester Boulevard to clear the way for the space shuttle Endeavour when it makes its journey from Los Angeles International to its new home in Exposition Park. Credit: Katie Falkenberg / For The Times

  1. stumblinghome reblogged this from brimorrison and added:
    This should NEVER happen.
  2. scoticus reblogged this from wilwheaton
  3. reshining reblogged this from pauldateh and added:
    D:
  4. jrroykovich2 reblogged this from latimes and added:
    Whomp, Whomp. Science Fail.
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  8. ahstahh reblogged this from latimes and added:
    I’m so excited for Endeavour!!! :D
  9. gamingtimeladyfromgallifrey reblogged this from wilwheaton
  10. capturedcreations reblogged this from blackwhitespanishgirl and added:
    fucking up So. Cal with this bs. I know it’s for educational reason but fuck that..fly the damn thing to the Science...
  11. cosmicnoisedrifter reblogged this from wannabevisionary and added:
    you’ve got to be fucking kidding me? space is cool and all but trees are definitely cooler fucking idiots
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  13. midnightsword reblogged this from wilwheaton and added:
    I’m nowhere near this, but can we organize a mass tree replanting once the shuttle passes through?
  14. astronautjimblows reblogged this from latimes and added:
    final destination, but the Science center has vowed to plant double the amount that they cut down.
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  19. frozenfoxfire reblogged this from wilwheaton and added:
    Yep, that’s total bullshit.
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  24. chonklatime reblogged this from karnythia and added:
    Yeeaaah, pretty sure that digging up the trees wouldn’t have flown if the neighborhood in question were wealthier or...
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  27. misforawesome reblogged this from wilwheaton and added:
    You are telling me they can get it to space and back and can’t figure out how to get it to the Expo park without cutting...
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  29. dasvadanya reblogged this from wilwheaton and added:
    grrrrrrrrrrrr. wtf. grrrrrrrrrrrr. wilwheaton:
  30. seekingwillow reblogged this from karnythia and added:
    A space shuttle, an OBJECT is being deemed more important than living breathing (tax paying) people. It’s history being...
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  32. grandmasterace reblogged this from heyriahh and added:
    They should at least plant new ones in their places…
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