Ohio Not Getting Grounded Space Shuttle

The least we could have landed was a big orange rocket.
  • The least we could have landed was a big orange rocket.

Once again, Ohio got the shaft thanks to the country’s coasts. After it looked like Dayton’s National Museum of the U.S. Air Force would land one of the four retired NASA space shuttles, the organization announced today it was shipping off the old hardware to the usual suspects.

The Smithsonian will get one of the rusty buckets — no brainer. The Kennedy Space Center in Florida got one, which makes some sense, we guess. But the other two choices are seriously suspect. One will be shipped to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City, and, because everything New York has Los Angeles wants too, bi-coastal parity being the rule of thumb today, the final one is going to the California Science Center in LA.

Scroll to read more Cleveland News articles

Newsletters

Join Cleveland Scene Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.