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Robert Pearlman
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posted 08-24-2005 10:25 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
10/5, Wednesday
SpaceShipOne Donation Ceremony and Unveiling
National Mall building, Milestones of Flight gallery, Noon

SpaceShipOne, the world’s first private, reusable spacecraft, will be donated to the National Air and Space Museum during a brief ceremony featuring Museum Director Gen. Jack Dailey, SpaceShipOne investor Paul Allen and designer Burt Rutan. Immediately following the ceremony the spacecraft will be unveiled suspended in the Milestones of Flight gallery.

Ceremony is open to the public.

[This message has been edited by Robert Pearlman (edited September 23, 2005).]

MarylandSpace
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posted 08-24-2005 09:56 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for MarylandSpace   Click Here to Email MarylandSpace     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Any speculation as to where it will be displayed in the gallery?

Garry

Robert Pearlman
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posted 08-24-2005 10:05 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
No speculation needed: it will hang from the ceiling between Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis and Yeager's Bell X-1, over the Breitling Orbiter.

[This message has been edited by Robert Pearlman (edited September 23, 2005).]

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