Fighting For Shuttles

Shuttle Diplomacy: Museums Launch Bids for Retiring Space Planes, WS Journal

"The space shuttle fleet's looming retirement ends an era--and launches a new space race. This one is on the ground, among museums scrambling to land one of the three orbiters. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration says it has received expressions of interest from 21 institutions. The competition has sparked intensive lobbying campaigns, massive fund-raising drives and a sprint for letters of support from astronauts, politicians and the public."

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