Rocket Motors at Bargain Prices

The New York Times did an article yesterday about NASA slashing prices on “end of era” hardware. Shuttles at a deep discount of 28 million.

But the lines that got me were the following:

“As for the space shuttle main engines, those are now free. NASA advertised them in December 2008 for $400,000 to $800,000 each, but no one expressed interest. So now the engines are available, along with other shuttle artifacts, for the cost of transportation and handling.

Assembly will be required, however.” – NY TIMES

Read the entire story here

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One Response to Rocket Motors at Bargain Prices

  1. R2K says:

    It is bull. Why would they sell the engines? Also, every piece of the shuttles will be sold as collectibles if they are removed. Almost all of these parts have already been claimed, I promise you. They just want to stir up some competition over the remaining parts and the final prices.

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