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Sallie A. Keith
Media Relations Office

Katherine K. Martin
Media Relations Office

July 25, 2005
RELEASE : 05-027
NASA Glenn Visitor Center to Host Launch Event
The public is invited to view the scheduled launch of Space Shuttle Discovery at the NASA Glenn Research Center's Visitor Center on Tuesday, July 26 at 10:39 a.m. EDT.

Prior to the launch, visitors will be able to learn more about the STS-114 mission and Glenn's involvement during a program that will begin at 9:30 a.m.

NASA Glenn's Visitor Center will also be holding a series of public talks throughout Discovery's 12 day mission about Glenn's role in preparing for Return to Flight. Each afternoon from 2:30 to 4 p.m., visitors will be able to participate in daily talks with Glenn researchers. More information on these talks and a list of topics to be covered can be found at:

Admission to the Visitor Center is free and is wheelchair accessible. During the STS-114 mission the Visitor Center will be open Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.

Access to the Glenn Visitor Center is limited to U.S. citizens. All adult visitors must present government-issued photo identification upon entering the center's main gate. All vehicles are subject to inspection.

NOTE: Media representatives interested in covering Return to Flight events should contact Katherine Martin at 216-433-2406.

For more information about STS-114, please visit:


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