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: NASA's Kennedy Space Center Opens Wednesday



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468

>October 25, 2005
>
>Allard Beutel 
>Headquarters, Washington
>(Phone: 202/358-4769) 
>
>George H. Diller
>Kennedy Space Center
>321-867-2468 
>
>
>
>NASA'S KENNEDY SPACE CENTER OPENS WEDNESDAY
>
>NASA's Kennedy Space Center and the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, 
>Fla., will open for business Wednesday morning. The center sustained 
>minor hurricane damage. 
>
>The impact of Hurricane Wilma on Kennedy facilities is being 
>evaluated. Preliminary assessments indicate no damage to space flight 
>hardware or NASA's space shuttle fleet. 
>
>Some Kennedy facilities sustained minor roof damage or interior water 
>damage when Wilma passed through Monday. The center's landmark 
>Vehicle Assembly Building lost some panels on the east and west 
>sides, and some facilities are without power. 
>
>Wilma dropped 13.6 inches of rain at Kennedy's Space Shuttle Landing 
>Facility. The highest wind gust recorded was 94 mph from the 
>north-northwest at launch pad 39B. The maximum sustained wind was 76 
>mph from the north-northwest at the top of the 492-foot weather tower 
>north of the Vehicle Assembly Building. 
>
>For Kennedy employees and visitors, the Max Brewer Causeway on State 
>Road 406, between Titusville and the center, has structural damage 
>and is closed. For information about Kennedy on the Web, visit: 
>
>http://www.nasa.gov/kennedy  For information about NASA and agency 
>programs on the Web, visit: 
>
>http://www.nasa.gov/home 
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