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NASA report: New Hangar One skin cheaper than demolition

Original post made on Dec 22, 2011

Congress take note: a new NASA report says that demolishing Moffett Field icon Hangar One is more costly than replacing its toxic siding.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, December 22, 2011, 12:59 PM

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Posted by James
a resident of North Whisman
on Dec 22, 2011 at 2:09 pm

Even cheaper since Google has offered to pay for it.


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Posted by Sabrina
a resident of The Crossings
on Dec 22, 2011 at 6:24 pm

Excellent news!

I sincerely hope that Google just pays their taxes so to speak, in just letting the money go to public works with no strings attached, and go without owning a piece of (what is rightly) public property.

This proposed privatization of a public space is bad for everyone but the 1%, and I know that people will think less of Google as a company if they lease that space in return for their so-called "philanthropy."


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Posted by Mr. Nice
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Dec 22, 2011 at 9:41 pm

HIP HIP HOORAY FOR GOOGLE SAVING THE DAY IN ALLOT OF WAYS!!!


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Posted by Waldo
a resident of Waverly Park
on Dec 23, 2011 at 1:22 pm

The hangar looks pretty good without a skin. Let's leave it that way for awhile.


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Posted by Bill Hough
a resident of another community
on Dec 24, 2011 at 11:04 am

You'd think the bean-counters at NASA, the agency that once sent humans to the moon, and returned them safely to the Earth, could have figured that out by now.

Then those same bean-counters should have have figured out that a recent offer of private funding would solve the "who's going to pay for this?" problem that the Navy and NASA have been ducking for the better part of a decade.


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