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For more, visit the StateImpact NH website.StateImpact Reporters Amanda Loder and Emily Corwin travel the state to report on how business and economic issues affect you. Read reports and listen to her on NPR member stations.StateImpact New Hampshire is a collaboration of New Hampshire Public Radio and NPR.

Severed From State, Is McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Ready For Lift Off?

When celebrated Concord resident and high school teacher Christa McAuliffe died in the Challenger explosion in 1986, an out-of– state donor offered $500,000 to build a monument in downtown Concord. As then-mayor Jim MacKay remembers, the city declined. Instead, the state built a planetarium. Today – 26 years after the state opened the McAuliffe Planetarium — the facility is on its way to becoming a private, nonprofit institution. (Continue reading on StateImpact NH)

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