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Submission + - X-38 space plane up for auction (gsaauctions.gov)

lukej writes: NASA is selling mock up of an X-38 Space Plane (Wikpedia). Located at Johnson Space Center (Houston,TX), the space agency is disposing of now canceled project via the GSA Auctions site (sorry, no direct link). While not a functional Crew Return Vehicle (CRV), like the currently used Soyuz, it is quite a bit cheaper, with a current bid of ~$5000. The item description:

(7285S001) MODEL, X-38 MOCKUP W/BASE, MFR:UNKNOWN, MDL:UNKNOWN, DIMENSIONS: 24FT X 16FT X 8FT, WEIGHT: 2700 LBS, MODEL IS SPLIT IN TWO (2) SECTIONS, STRAPS SHOWN IN PICTURES ARE NOT INCLUDED. REPAIRS REQUIRED-ADDITIONAL DEFICIENCIES UNKNOWN **WINNING BIDDER RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING SUFFICIENT MANPOWER AND/OR EQUIPMENT NECESSARY TO REMOVE THIS ITEM**

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X-38 space plane up for auction

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