Although it recently put the Space Shuttle Columbia through a lengthy upgrade regimen, NASA is now considering parking the oldest member of the shuttle fleet to save money. "What we're looking at is not really mothballing, we're looking more at standing down Colubmia," NASA spokesperson Kirsten Larson said. "It's questionable whether it would be cost effective to keep Columbia fully operational." NASA is considering "parking it, putting it in a condition where it would ...


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