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Re: Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Tapped for NASA Contract Renewal

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avatar Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Tapped for NASA Contract Renewal
February 12, 2010 04:13PM
BUFFALO, N.Y., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts has been awarded the contract to operate Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, NASA officials announced today. The new concession agreement, which begins May 1, 2010, has a 10-year base period with one five-year option and five one-year options. Delaware North came out on top in a competitive bid process that began in 2009.

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/delaware-north-companies-parks--resorts-tapped-for-nasa-contract-renewal-84270237.html
avatar Re: Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Tapped for NASA Contract Renewal
February 13, 2010 07:29AM
Does this mean we can buy NASA mission patches in Yosemite gift shops? How about some neat plastic rockets? Don't forget astronaut food in those "just add water" squishy thing-a-majings with the fold up straw. Carry it out with you poop pants? Should I stop now?

no, stop, enough!
avatar Re: Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Tapped for NASA Contract Renewal
February 13, 2010 07:58AM
Looks like the Jet Pack Model T-73 can make it up the trail to Half Dome:
http://www.jetpackinternational.com/equip.html

BASE jump down?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/13/2010 08:00AM by szalkowski.
avatar Re: Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Tapped for NASA Contract Renewal
February 13, 2010 09:59AM
Problems:
1. The Jet Pack is free but training costs $2,000,000.00
2. Estimated max elevation is 250 feet.



Old Dude
avatar Re: Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Tapped for NASA Contract Renewal
February 13, 2010 12:08PM
Quote
mrcondron
2. Estimated max elevation is 250 feet.

DNS will be constructing fuel stores every 200 feet up Half Dome and Glacier Point?
avatar Re: Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts Tapped for NASA Contract Renewal
February 13, 2010 12:14PM
I want in!! When's the IPO??



Old Dude
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