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originally posted by: Groot
It crashed harmlessly in Australia .
From the main road along the waterfront in Esperance, a small blue and yellow sign hung on the side of the building is all that denotes it as a "museum," and a larger hanging billboard makes note of the main attraction inside: "In 1979, a spaceship crashed over Esperance. We fined them $400 for littering." A stamp next to it reads, "PAID IN FULL."
It's true. The local government slapped NASA with a comical $400 bill for the cleanup, though the U.S. space agency never officially paid up. However, on the 30th anniversary of the crash in 2009, a radio host for Highway Radio in California and Nevada used his program to raise the funds and put a formal end to the complaint. The paycheck now hangs above the remains.
As long as I manage to catch it when it happens I most certainly will in this thread as well as starting a new one with the current statistics.
originally posted by: Macenroe82
a reply to: MissSmartypants
Are u gonna post in this thread when you know when it's coming down?
Or will you make a new one ?
If u make a new one with the date and estimated time, then at least it won't be buried, and a maximum amount of ATS members will see It