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NASA holds a crazy, going-out-of-
business sale: Need a launch pad?
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CultureMap [Houston, TX], by Whitney Radley

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Posted By:Four_Leaf Resident, 1/9/2013 3:14:38 PM

Now that the space shuttle program has been relegated to history, NASA is holding something of a going-out-of-business sale to distribute its Kennedy Space Center effects — although even the most avid space enthusiasts may not find these up-for-grabs items appealing. As the Orlando Sentinel reports, the list of pieces for use, lease or outright purchase includes a shuttle launch pad, space in the iconic Vehicle Assembly Building or a 15,000-foot landing strip. NASA needs to transfer these items — and fast — before federal maintenance funding runs out at the end of 2013.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jl80863, 1/9/2013 3:25:45 PM     (No. 9107482)

We may not have much of a space program anymore but we still lead the world in performing abortions. s/o

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/9/2013 3:30:21 PM     (No. 9107498)

NASA = Obama´s ´Muslim Outreach Agency´.

(Sarcasm? No. Not if you´ve been paying attention).

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/9/2013 4:33:50 PM     (No. 9107603)

When I hear news like this, I lament the destruction of my country. How the mighty have fallen. (See 2 Samuel 1.)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: oh-heck, 1/9/2013 4:43:21 PM     (No. 9107617)

This is so typical. They make one-off equipment and then fire sale it for pennies on the dollar. If ever they get government under control, they will probably want to rebuild and the price will have gone up by a factor of 10.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Kansas Conservative, 1/9/2013 5:56:02 PM     (No. 9107759)

Obama´s America: everyone on food stamps, everyone getting a Social Security check, everyone doing drugs, everyone getting an abortion. No one working. No one going to church. No one owns a gun (except the drug dealers and violent felons). Everyone lives in Section 8 apartment housing.

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