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An air and space museum for Hangar One?

Original post made on Jul 22, 2010

Preservationists who have been fighting to save Moffett Field's historic Hangar One are now organizing an effort to use the massive building for a major West Coast satellite of the Smithsonian.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 22, 2010, 12:20 PM

Comments

Posted by PHM, a resident of The Crossings
on Jul 22, 2010 at 3:17 pm

I love it! Now that someone thought of this plan, it's so obviously right.


Posted by you people sicken me, a resident of another community
on Jul 22, 2010 at 3:29 pm

FFS. All of this headache over some over-grown tent cancery factory.


Posted by Marti, a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Jul 22, 2010 at 4:02 pm

This is a great plan... I guess "people sicken me" does not know or care about the history. There is much history that would be lost if the hanger was distroyed... PHM is corect, "It's so obviously right!" I am old enough to know the history of the hanger and I think it would be terrible to loose all of the history, stories and the hanger itself. West Coast Air and Space museum would be perfect. Thanks to Siegel, pilot Williams and County Airports director l Honaker and the Save Hanger One committee.


Posted by Mr. Big, a resident of North Whisman
on Jul 22, 2010 at 5:07 pm

It's a fantastic idea!

And, would be another feather in our cap for our great city!

I can see it now: The Smithsonian West Coast Earth, Air and Space Museum sitting next the new University of California at Mountain View (UCMV) campus and connected to the new High Speed Rail Station by SkyTran electric personal rapid transit vehicles along with free Google Fiber ultra high speed internet access for all residents/businesses.

This vision of the very near and possible future would help propel Mountain View into the 21st Century as the next great city in California.


Posted by Dave Chapman, a resident of Monta Loma
on Aug 9, 2010 at 7:03 pm

This is the best idea I have seen in a while.

-Dave Chapman


Posted by Earth Air Space Educational Foundation, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:50 pm

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