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NASA has announced that the final three Space Shuttles will be sold after they are retired in 2010.
After nearly 30 years of service, and over 120 missions into orbit, NASA’s Space Shuttle fleet will be grounded for good in 2010, and NASA is hoping that schools, museums and other appropriate institutions will be interested in purchasing one of the orbiters for permanent display.
F1: 1957 Ferrari sold for $12 million
One of the most beautiful and significant racecars in the world, a 1957 Ferrari 250 TR, sold for $12 million Sunday, setting a world record for a car sold at auction.
The red-and-black “pontoon-fender” Testa Rossa was sold at RM Auction’s annual Ferrari Leggenda e Passione event at the Ferrari factory in Maranello, Italy. It’s the first time this Ferrari has ever come up for auction.
A spaceship in a Moscow theme park is all that remains of the ambitious plan for the Russian shuttle Buran, abandoned for financial reasons when the Soviet Union collapsed