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\'et comes home\' for nasa fuel tank\'s ride to la site
Orange Water tank weighing 65,000 (29,500 kg)and 154 feet (47 meters)
In length, it is the only one of its kind.
It has never been used in a space shuttle launch, which will blow it up to pieces.
The California Science Center called the fuel tank parade, and when dragged by a truck next to the fuel tank, the fuel tank was about three stories high, \"ET went home,\" the name of the outer tank \"and the 1982 film\" E. T. the Extra-Terrestrial. \"The tank, ET-
94, in 16-mile (26-km)
The center said on Twitter.
Its arrival ended a barge trip through the Panama Canal starting in New Orleans on Wednesday and docked at Delray pier.
The transport was a continuation of the 2012 mission to drag the Endeavour from Los Angeles airport to the Science Center, a feat witnessed by one person. 5 million.
The crowd was small this time, but rows of spectators and children with homemade astronaut helmets lined up on the side of the road to watch the tank pass and take a photo with it.
More than a dozen American astronauts, including garlitte Reisman and Sandra Magnus, made their appearance on the trip.
\"This is a very smooth journey,\" said Shell Amega, spokesman for the Science Center . \".
From the torch to the foot, the tank is longer than the Statue of Liberty.
But it is neither as wide nor as high as the shuttle, which makes it easier to cross the streets of the Second City --Largest city in America
In different places, the light pole swings a bit to get the tank through.
NASA (NASA (Nasa)
Donated the tank.
It is designed to carry propellant, push the shuttle into orbit, and then separate before it disintegrates when it falls into the ocean.