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Wondering About The Eighth Wonder

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Much like the Silverdome in Detroit, our former football home that hosted quite a few memorable moments of sports history is sitting there mostly untouched, like the lumpy potatoes your grandma used to make.

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Mark Berman over at My Fox Houston has a post up looking at some debate over the dome’s future that will be occurring on Monday:

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Sources with knowledge of the process told FOX 26 Sports Wednesday three options for the future of the Reliant Astrodome will be presented at the news conference.

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1) Tear it down

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2) Turn the building into a planetarium which will include a floor at street level. Currently the floor is 32 feet below that.

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3) Turn the building into a planetarium and include an institute for Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics or STEM.

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I guess that beats selling it for $583,000.

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