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For anyone else headed that way, if you've got an Echo membership, you can
visit the Intrepid for free!

On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 1:30 PM, Adam Provost <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> WHOOOHOOO!
>
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 1:26 PM, Caleb Clark <[log in to unmask]
> edu> wrote:
>
>> Just a note that we took the kids to Long Island and NYC  this t-giving
>> holiday after the family-time. We went mostly to see the Space Shuttle in
>> NYC on the Intrepid aircraft carrier Museum.
>>
>> Upon entering the ridged tent where the Shuttle exhibit is, the first
>> thing one we saw under the Shuttle is a full-scale Star Trek Shuttle from
>> the Star Trek Enterprise named Galileo: City Guide Magazine:
>> <http://www.cityguideny.com/article/Intrepid-Star-Trek-Galileo#.WDx0caIrKRs>See
>> a Star Trek Shuttle Live at the Intrepid.
>> <http://www.cityguideny.com/article/Intrepid-Star-Trek-Galileo#.WDx0caIrKRs>
>>
>> RIGHT ON! I thought.
>>
>> The first Space Shuttle wan't originally named "Enterprise"
>>
>> President Ford changed the name to Enterprise because of rabid Star Trek
>> fans writing snail-mail letters to NASA!
>> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Shuttle_Enterprise#Service>
>>
>> Declassified documents even show this now.
>>
>> Note advising President Ford before announcing the name.
>>
>> ​"​
>>> NASA has received hundreds of thousands of letters from the
>>> space-oriented "Star Trek" group asking that the name "Enterprise" be given
>>> to the craft. This group comprises millions of individuals who are deeply
>>> interested in our space program.
>>> ​"​
>>> - Source: Gizmodo Declassified Memos Reveal Debate Over Naming the
>>> Shuttle "Enterprise"
>>> <http://io9.gizmodo.com/declassified-memos-reveal-debate-over-naming-the-shuttl-1603073259>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> *Caleb Clark*
>> Marlboro College, Degree Chair, Teaching with Technology:
>> marlboro.edu/edtech
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