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Old March 22 2010, 10:11 AM   #1
Dusty Ayres
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The Day The Space Shuttle Came To London

An article about the titular event: The Day The Space Shuttle Came To London
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Old March 22 2010, 08:36 PM   #2
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Re: The Day The Space Shuttle Came To London

Thanks for that link! Fun little article. I still harbour the fanciful hope that NASA will do something similar after the final shuttle flight. Send an orbiter on a farewell tour before delivering her to her new owners. Since there is little chance I will travel to the US within the next decade, a space shuttle coming to Europe will be my one chance to see one up close.

Ah, one can dream...
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Old March 23 2010, 12:06 AM   #3
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Re: The Day The Space Shuttle Came To London

Dusty Ayres wrote: View Post
An article about the titular event: The Day The Space Shuttle Came To London
Stansted's maybe 50 miles away from London, but I remember that happening (though in earlier posts I thought it was Southend airport, a bit to the south, that Enterprise was put on show. Still regret not going, but I was a teenager at the time). :-(
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london, nasa, the space shuttle

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