HOUSTON - The now-retired shuttle replica at the Johnson Space Center has a new name.
A ceremony was held Saturday as the winner of the shuttle naming contest unveiled the freshly-painted moniker, Independence.
Timothy Judd's suggestion was chosen from more than 10,000 entries in the state-wide naming contest.
As part of the grand prize, Judd was given a VIP tour along with a behind the scenes experience at the Space Center.
The state of the art space shuttle attraction is set to open up in 2015.
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