Sandwyrm: drewogatoryTo reminisce of past glories, and hope for future ones? The same reason why the SR-71 and the Concorde are still draws at Air Museums. There are those who feel that our society is in decline, a notion that is quite understandable when all our fastest, highest flying and most graceful aircraft are considered relics.This craft is a symbol of what we once were. What we once hoped to be.What, it seems, we may never be again.
drewogatory: I'm not arguing that California doesn't "deserve" a shuttle, I'm just wondering why anyone gives a damn, or why anyone would go out of their way to look at a decommissioned aircraft.
SevenizGud: Why didn't they just bury that abortion of a spacecraft? Or just prang it into 23-Left at Edwards and leave it there.238 godzillion dollars for this thing, who purpose was to serve the ISS, which was 238 godzillion dollars with a purpose of...given the shuttle something to do.Nice work everyone[probaway.files.wordpress.com image 850x543]
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