The California Science Center museum has received what officials describe as an “extraordinary” financial contribution to the new Air and Space Center that will house the space shuttle Endeavour.
The gift honors Los Angeles businessman and philanthropist Samuel Oschin, who was profiled in The Times in 1979 for his audacious plan to cross the Alps in Hannibal’s footsteps — which he completed successfully.
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