NASA hosting an out-of-this world sale

Agency seeks to unload, lease space-shuttle program facilities

Posted: January 7, 2013 at 3:06 a.m.

The NASA logo and U.S. flag mark the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The 526-foot-tall structure is on NASA’s list to sell or lease.

Does anyone need a 15,000-foot landing strip? How about a place to assemble rocket ships? Or a parachute-packing plant? An array of aerospace tracking antennas? A launchpad?

The space shuttle Discovery stands on Launch Pad 39A at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., in 2010. One expert says the launchpad ...

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