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Phil's Vid-Minute: the Afterlife of the Space Shuttle

Now that NASA is retiring the space shuttle, we ought to start thinking of how to repurpose the thing

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Cast-off industrial apparatus lives on in new forms—the diner car became the diner restaurant; the beaker becomes the shot glass; the tunnel for the atom smasher becomes a mushroom farm. Why not turn the space shuttle into a bar, as in Star Wars, or a honeymoon hotel?

 

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