The Arizona Challenger Space Center is moving. But its 360-degree mural by the late Robert McCall, who did work for NASA, among others, will not be making the trip.
The Peoria Unified School District will take over the building adjacent to one of its high schools that for 17 years housed the Arizona Challenger Space Center.
The district’s governing board approved a land swap with Kevin Knight of the Knight Transportation Group on Thursday.
Knight has been a benefactor for Challenger since it opened in 2000, but the non-profit has been unable to repay him a $3.6 million loan.
Officials at Challenger, a museum and education center dedicated to space exploration, closed Aug. 5 in anticipation of the sale and…