Space Shuttle Endeavour departed the Kennedy Space Center yesterday on its final journey to the California Science Center. CTTechJunkie’s Jay Patterson watched the departure from the roof of NASA’s Vehicle Assembly Building.

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Endeavour will be stored in a United Airlines hangar at LAX International Airport for a few weeks. It will then be transported by ground from the airport to the museum on October 13. Endeavour will be towed with much fanfare through the streets of Los Angeles on a 12 mile parade route. Due to the orbiter’s wingspan a number of trees, traffic signals, and signs will need to be removed ahead of the journey. Museum officials say that for every tree taken down two will be planted once the festivities are over.

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Lon Seidman is the host and producer of “Lon.TV,” a consumer technology video show that is on a number of platforms including YouTube and Amazon. He creates in-depth, consumer-friendly product reviews and commentary. His YouTube channel has over 300,000 subscribers and more than 100 million views.

In addition to being a full-time content creator, Lon is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Hartford (his alma mater) where he teaches a course in entrepreneurial content creation.

Prior to becoming a full-time creator, Lon was a partner at The Safety Zone, his family’s business that manufactures gloves and safety equipment. The company has locations around the globe and employs over 200 people worldwide. The Safety Zone was acquired by the Genuine Parts Corporation in 2016.

Lon is also active in public service, serving as the Chairman of the Essex Board of Education, a member of the Region 4 Board of Education, and as the Secretary / Treasurer of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education. He was endorsed by both Democrats and Republicans for his re-election in 2021.

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