Well if anyone has $42 million (with $6 million postage and packaging), why not buy a Space shuttle. Sure it is a bit old and bent out of shape, but it will fit well in a massive playroom and it will make a good Chrimbo present.
I can imagine why museums can want it but schools, they can barely afford books can they!!
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