Air Force budget boosts Dayton museum for Space Shuttle

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Air Force budget boosts Dayton museum for Space Shuttle

Cleveland Plain Dealer – WASHINGTON, D.C. — The budget that President Obama unveiled on Monday boosts a Dayton museum's bid to host a soon-to-mothballed space shuttle by allotting $14 million to bring it to the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

The money from the United States Air Force's budget would be used to pay the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to prepare and transfer the space shuttle to the museum. The budget line item said placing the Space Shuttle Atlantis in the Air Force museum "would be a historic reminder of the USAF contributions in space."

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