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Another roadblock for Hangar One?

Original post made on May 10, 2011

As if it won't be disheartening enough to see Moffett Field's historic Hangar One reduced to a bare skeletal frame this year, NASA's Inspector General is questioning the merit of the agency's $32.8 million request for new siding in a soon to be released audit.

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Posted by Know-It-All
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 10, 2011 at 3:09 pm

A hangar [ˈhæŋər] is a closed structure to hold aircraft and/or spacecraft in protective storage. The word hangar comes from a northern French dialect, and means "cattle pen."


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Posted by Garrett
a resident of another community
on May 10, 2011 at 9:45 pm

Get them to change the law, i am sure a Air and Space Center with meeting space. I am sure ideas can be floated, the main hall for the worlds fair would be a good use.


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Posted by Truth
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 11, 2011 at 6:46 am

Etymology
From French hangar ("shed, hangar"), from Middle French hanghart ("enclosure near a house"), of Germanic origin, from Frankish *haimgard ("fence around a group of houses"), from *haim ("home, village, hamlet") + *gard ("yard").

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"home, village, hamlet" all locations in which people gather and share.
"hang'ar" is a shed to hold aircraft.

No references to pigs found except those that were hangar parties with pig roasts, and pigs in a blanket - hangar pancake breakfasts.


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