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Another blow to Hangar One restoration

Original post made on Oct 3, 2011

The Senate Committee on Appropriations has killed President Obama's $32.8 million request to restore Moffett Field's Hangar One in its markup of the 2012 federal budget, just as the House Committee on Appropriations did in July.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, October 3, 2011, 4:29 PM

Comments (4)

Posted by Mike, a resident of Castro City
on Oct 3, 2011 at 5:14 pm

Can we build an international airport at Moffett instead? pretty please


Posted by mike, a resident of another community
on Oct 3, 2011 at 9:32 pm

I can see it now-The Google Moffett/NASA Space museum.


Posted by Political Insider, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Oct 4, 2011 at 6:13 pm

What a waste of 32.8 million dollars. Taxpayers deserve better.


Posted by Otto Maddox, a resident of Monta Loma
on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:26 pm

32 million dollars? Ouch.

If this is so important, get private donations to cover the expense.

What use is this massive structure? And don't get me wrong. I grew up in Mountain View. I loved going to airshows at Moffett and getting a chance to tour Hangar One and even took a few hot air balloon rides inside.

But the upkeep expenses for that behemoth have to be considerable.

I, as a tax payer, do not want to pay for this. Take a picture, then tear it down.


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