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October 25, 2016

Transport of 747 to close roadways

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  • rkw60 posted at 8:45 am on Thu, Apr 24, 2014.

    rkw60 Posts: 12

    How much is this costing the taxpayer? Things like this is the reason the government has to keep printing money. This project should have been funded by private means.

  • kevjlang posted at 9:18 pm on Mon, Apr 28, 2014.

    kevjlang Posts: 4036

    My understanding is that Space Center Houston is a private corporation that has to raise money to acquire and maintain its artifacts. I don't believe that Space Center Houston gets taxpayer funding for things like this. Space Center Houston is in the middle of a $12 million fundraising drive to cover all aspects of the 747 + Shuttle Mock-up project.