*May 17 - 00:05* NASA is getting closer to pawning off their fleet of space shuttles to institutions where they’ll get maximum visibility. Senators Schumer and Gillibrand¬†are lobbying the space agency to choose the Intrepid as one of those places. While it’s a noble gesture, can NY really afford to drop $28.8 million on a spacecraft that can’t even fly? |NYDN|