Brown, Turner leading effort to bring space shuttle to Air Force museum

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Brown, Turner leading effort to bring space shuttle to Air Force museum

Dayton Daily News – WASHINGTON — Sen. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Mike Turner are leading a new effort to urge NASA to donate one of its retired space shuttles to the national Air Force museum at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

In a letter to be sent today to NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden, Turner, R-Centerville, and Brown, D-Ohio, write that the museum “provides a premier venue to showcase the shuttle.’’

“Public visibility and accessibility are key benefits to placing the orbiter at the Air Force’s national museum,’’ Turner and Brown write.

“The museum has the world’s best aviation preservationists,’’ the lawmakers write. “No other museum in the world matches the knowledge and resources needed to preserve an orbite

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