Toyota Tundra Pick-Up Successfully Tows Endeavour Shuttle to California Science Center

The Endeavour space shuttle, designated OV-105, made its maiden flight on May 7th 1992, and now, 130 missions later, it has been towed to its final resting place, the California Science Center. As of October 30th, Endeavour will be on display for everybody to see and admire.
The space shuttle was towed by a completely standard Toyota Tundra CrewMax pick-up, which used its 5.7-liter V8 to slowly complete the 12-mile (19.2 km) journey. This is a really impressive feat, because while any truck would have been up to the job, the fact that it wasn’t a full-sized truck that did it really stands testament to how much cars have moved along over the course of their history.

You may remember a TV show did a similar test, where a Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI pulled a full-sized jet behind it without a hitch - the vehicles we drive are becoming increasingly capable.
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