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Seattle Passed Over for Space Shuttle, but We'll Get a Cool Simulator

Space Shuttle
This won't be parked at the Museum of Flight

And the winner is...not Seattle! Museum of Flight spokespeople and state officials are making the best of NASA's decision not to send one of its four retired space shuttles to Seattle. The M of F was one of 21 facilities in the running for a shuttle, and the competition was intense. In the end, Seattle was passed over in favor of  the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, the California Science Center, Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and, for some reason, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York. Read more »