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July 21, 2014 - Facility Renaming Ceremony
Media are invited to attend the ceremony at the Operations and Checkout Building at 9 a.m. EDT, Monday, July 21. The event will include remarks from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Kennedy Center Director Robert Cabana and Apollo 11 crew members Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin. The ceremony will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. July 20 is the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 crew's moon landing in 1969.
Journalists needing accreditation should apply online at https://media.ksc.nasa.gov. International media must apply for credentials by 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 9. U.S. media without Kennedy accreditation must apply by 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 16. Media must arrive at Kennedy’s Press Site by 8 a.m. for transportation to the renaming event. To attend the event, news media representatives must be dressed in full-length pants, flat shoes that entirely cover the feet, and shirts with sleeves.
Two forms of government-issued identification are required to receive a badge; one form must have a photograph, such as a driver’s license or passport. Badges will be available for pickup at the Kennedy Badging Office, located on State Road 405 east of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Hours for the Kennedy Badging Office are 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.