Thursday, November 30, 2023

Philanthropic Foundation Set to Announce Major Gift to California Science Center to Fund New Air and Space Center

Los Angeles, CA, USA — On May 17, The California Science Center will announce a major gift that will impact the funding goals for the new Air and Space Center which will display the Space Shuttle Endeavour. Jeffrey N. Rudolph, President and CEO of the California Science Center, will be joined by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to announce the foundation whose philanthropy has benefited institutions throughout Los Angeles and Southern California.

The Science Center will receive the Endeavour this fall and begin its ultimate mission to stimulate current and future generations of innovators and explorers. The orbiter will be on temporary display in the Space Shuttle Endeavour Display Pavilion until the new Air and Space Center is completed, tentatively in 2017.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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