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Space Center Houston picks new name for shuttle replica - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

February 9, 2016

Independence Space Center Houston picks new name for shuttle replica

Posted: Sunday, October 6, 2013 12:00 am

SPACE CENTER HOUSTON — The shuttle replica at Space Center Houston has a new name.

“Independence” was chosen from more than 10,000 entries in the NASA visitor center’s Name the Shuttle Contest, which challenged Texans to come up with a name that best symbolizes the spirit of the state and its contributions to the U.S. space program.

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