Wright-Patterson might land a shuttle

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Wright-Patterson might land a shuttle

Columbus Dispatch – WASHINGTON – The Obama administration asked Congress for $14million to transfer the space shuttle Atlantis to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, a sign that Ohio might land one of the three orbiters when they are retired this summer.

Although NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will make the final decision, the request – tucked deep inside the administration's 2012 budget – suggests that the White House and Air Force favor the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at the base just outside Dayton as the final destination for Atlantis.

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