on Fri Apr 27 16:58:36 2012, in response to Re: Intrepid Museum Gets Shuttle Enterprise, posted by Spider-Pig on Fri Apr 27 16:47:17 2012.
Also wasn't most of it designed by Lockheed at their skunkworks facility in Palmdale? And primarily built in LA? And it sometimes landed at Edwards AFB and IINM Edwards was also the site of the spectacular crash of the early space shuttle test vehicle shown at the start of the 6 Million Dollar Man. California and LA in particular has been a huge part of the US space program.