|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 22 Jul 2010 14:53:39 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] REUSE: Moffett Field (CA) museum proposal|
An air and space museum for Hangar One? Preservationists organize 'Smithsonian West' campaign by Daniel Debolt Mountain View Voice July 22, 2010Preservationists who have been fighting to save Moffett Field's historic Hangar One are now organizing an "promising" effort to use the massive building for a major West Coast satellite of the Smithsonian.
Environmentalist Lenny Siegel, pilot Steve Williams and County Airports director Carl Honaker are among the Save Hangar One Committee leaders on the board of the newly formed Air and Space West Foundation. The three are leaders of a group that has been fighting to save Hangar One as the Navy moves to strip the hangar down to a bare frame in order to remove contamination from the structure by next year.
The group is thinking farther into Hangar One's future. Hopes are that with enough interest and financial backing from donors, Hangar One could be home to a major earth, air and space museum -- possibly as one of numerous satellite museums that operate under the umbrella of the Smithsonian Institute in the United States.
... For the entire article, see http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3140&e=y -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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