NASA sells Space Shuttle

NASA has plans to divest three Space Shuttle as soon as they have completed their life cycle, most likely by the end of 2010.
He announced on its website a Request for Information given to educational institutions, science museums and other appropriate organizations about their ability to acquire and put on display publicly the Space Shuttle Orbiter and the Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) after the conclusion of Space Shuttle program. Currently the last flight is scheduled no later than 30 September 2010.
Each Space Shuttle should come to cost about $ 42 million, to which must be added about 6 million dollars for shipping.
In the Request for Information are also specified measures, and the weight of the shuttle and its components.
The Community institutions and bodies concerned must indicate their interest to NASA by March 17, 2009.


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