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CBS NEWS: Space News: NASA announces winners in shuttle museum competition

A Great   Extraordinary Coverage of CBS News:  "Space News". Fernando Guzmán Cavero CBS NEWS Coverage of Breaking Space News 3:30 PM EDT, 04/12/11: NASA announces winners in shuttle display competition By WILLIAM HARWOOD CBS News KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL--Ending months of suspense, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Tuesday announced the winners of a national competition to display the agency's three space shuttles after the fleet is retired and decommissioned later this year, choosing sites in Florida, California and, as expected, the Washington, D.C., area. Speaking on the 30th anniversary of the first shuttle flight on April 12, 1981, Bolden said the shuttle Discovery, NASA's senior orbiter, will be displayed near Washington at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. The shuttle Atlantis will remain at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida after a final flight in late June while the Endeavour, awaiting l