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Lori J. Rachul
Media Relations Office
216-433-8806
lori.j.rachul@nasa.gov
August 5, 2005
 
RELEASE : 05-030
 
 
Public Invited to View Shuttle Landing at Glenn's Visitor Center
 
 
The public and media are invited to view the scheduled landing of Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-114) on Monday, August 8, at 4:46 a.m. at the NASA Glenn Research Center's Visitor Center.

Doors to the Visitor Center will open at 4 a.m. for landing. Following the landing, visitors will be able to view past mission day highlights. In addition, all of the Visitor Center's regular exhibits and historic artifacts will be on display. Regular exhibits include a moon rock, an original Apollo Command Module, a flight simulator and over 6,000 square feet of interactive exhibits on air and space travel.

Space Shuttle Discovery lifted off Tuesday, July 26 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. at 10:39 a.m. EDT. During their 13-day mission to the International Space Station, Commander Eileen Collins and the six-member crew of Discovery tested new techniques and equipment designed to make Shuttles safer, including research contributions and experiments developed at Glenn. They also delivered supplies and made repairs to the Space Station.

Admission to the Visitor Center is free and is wheelchair accessible.

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.

 

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