psa188
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NUQ: Hangar One To Be Saved?

Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:20 pm

The federal government announced March 1, that it is seeking bids for the restoration and lease of the iconic structure:

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula...nnounces-plan-seek-bids-hangar-one
http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6698
http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=8493

The Navy and NASA have been engaged in a bureaucratic buck-passing exercise regarding Hangar One for months.
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's office said in an email that the move was made after a meeting between Eshoo, the General Services Administration, NASA and the White House on Feb. 26, 2013.

The feds have been sitting on a H211 (Google) offer to re-side the hangar in exchange for use, and recently they signed on to a new facility at nearby SJC.

Hangar One is a historic structure, built in the 1930s for the US Navy's dirigible USS Macon.
 
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RE: NUQ: Hangar One To Be Saved?

Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:46 pm

I use to work in that hangar. Thing was impressive.

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