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2000 Kennedy News Releases

    1-00 - January 2000:
    STS-99 ENDEAVOUR / SHUTTLE RADAR TOPOGRAPHY MISSION: PUTTING OUR PLANET ON THE MAP (pdf version)

    2-00 - January 1, 2000:
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER CLEARS Y2K HURDLE

    3-00 - January 27, 2000:
    YEAR 2000 ANNUAL MEDIA BADGES READY FOR DISTRIBUTION

    4-00 - January 7, 2000:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES WITH STS-99 CREW SET FOR NEXT WEEK'S COUNTDOWN TEST

    5-00 - January 13, 2000:
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER TO HOST FIRST FLORIDA SPACE SUMMIT

    6-A-00 - January 18, 2000:
    NASA HONORS KENNEDY SPACE CENTER EMPLOYEES

    6-B-00 - January 18, 2000:
    LARRY MAGGIE HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    6-C-00 - January 18, 2000:
    MIKE KOSIBA HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    6-D-00 - January 18, 2000:
    KENNETH L. NEWTON HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    6-E-00 - January 18, 2000:
    KENNETH CASTNER HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    6-F-00 - January 18, 2000:
    NEIL YORIO HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    6-G-00 - January 18, 2000:
    DAVID P. FLOYD HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    6-H-00 - January 18, 2000:
    MAXINE CRASNICK JOHNSON HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    6-I-00 - January 18, 2000:
    KENNETH A. HALE HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    6-J-00 - January 18, 2000:
    KARON J. BUCHNER HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    6-K-00 - January 18, 2000:
    RONNIE LAWSON HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    7-00 - January 18, 2000:
    LAUNCH DATE SET FOR SHUTTLE RADAR MAPPING MISSION

    8-00 - January 20, 2000:
    NASA TAKES AMERICA'S LOVE FOR THE CAR TO NEW HEIGHTS

    9-00 - January 21, 2000:
    NEW PAYLOAD TRANSPORTERS ARRIVE AT KSC

    10-00 - January 21, 2000:
    CONFERENCE FEATURES NASA STUDIES FOR GROUNDWATER CLEANUP

    11-00 - January 24, 2000:
    KSC MARROW DONOR MEETS RECIPIENT DURING ANNUAL MARROW REGISTRATION KICK-OFF CEREMONY

    12-00 - January 26, 2000:
    MISSION STS-99 EVENTS, KSC NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET

    13-00 - January 26, 2000:
    SHUTTLE MISSION STS-99 LAUNCH COUNTDOWN BEGINS JAN. 28

    14-00 - January 26, 2000:
    LOCAL MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN UPCOMING MISSION OF SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOUR

    15-00 - January 29, 2000:
    SPACE SHUTTLE WEATHER LAUNCH COMMIT CRITERIA AND KSC END OF MISSION WEATHER LANDING CRITERIA

    16-00 - February 4, 2000:
    MISSION STS-99 EVENTS, KSC NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET (Rev. B)

    17-00 - February 8, 2000:
    COUNTDOWN BEGINS TODAY FOR THE SECOND LAUNCH ATTEMPT OF SHUTTLE MISSION STS-99

    18-00 - February 21, 2000:
    ENDEAVOUR SCHEDULED TO LAND AT KSC COMPLETING MISSION STS-99

    19-00 - February 22, 2000:
    SKIN CANCER PREVENTION PROGRAM TO KICK-OFF AT KSC

    20-00 - March 3, 2000:
    FIRST ROBOTS INVADE KENNEDY SPACE CENTER

    21-00 - March 13, 2000:
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER EMPLOYEES HELP SAVE LIVES

    22-00 - March 16, 2000:
    KSC ANNOUNCES FIRST ROBOTICS COMPETITION AWARD WINNERS

    23-00 - March 17, 2000:
    IMAGE SPACECRAFT ON DELTA II ROCKET TO BE LAUNCHED MARCH 25

    24-00 - March 20, 2000:
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER SELECTS NEW FOOD SERVICE CONCESSIONAIRE

    25-00 - March 22, 2000:
    SPACE SHUTTLE ATLANTIS TO ROLL OUT TO LAUNCH PAD 39A ON SATURDAY

    26-00 - April 4, 2000:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES WITH STS-101 CREW SET FOR THIS WEEK'S COUNTDOWN TEST

    27-00 - April 5, 2000:
    NEW, IMPROVED ATLANTIS SET FOR APRIL 24 LAUNCH TO STATION

    28-00 - April 6, 2000:
    KSC FERTILIZER-PRODUCING SYSTEM INSTALLED AT SHUTTLE PAD

    29-00 - April 7, 2000:
    ASTRONAUT, SENIOR KSC MANAGER SHRIVER DEPARTS NASA

    30-00 - April 10, 2000:
    NASA/KSC EMPLOYEE INDUCTED INTO TECHNOLOGY HALL OF FAME

    31-00 - April 10, 2000:
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER HOSTS FOURTH ANNUAL BREVARD COUNTY YOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL SUMMIT, ECO-TREK 2000

    33-00 - April 10, 2000:
    MISSION TO AMERICA'S REMARKABLE STUDENTS (MARS) SET FOR FLIGHT ON STS-101

    34-00 - April 11, 2000:
    STS-101: NEWLY UPGRADED SHUTTLE TO DOCK WITH INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

    35-00 - April 11, 2000:
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER PREPARES FOR FREEZE

    36a-00 - April 17, 2000:
    EIGHT KSC WORKERS HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUT

    36b-00 - April 17, 2000:
    PERRY L. BECKER HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUT

    36c-00 - April 17, 2000:
    MARIE B. REED HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUT

    36d-00 - April 17, 2000:
    JORGE E. RIVERA HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUT

    37-00 - April 18, 2000:
    COMMAND AND CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION GRADUATES FROM FLORIDA/NASA BUSINESS INCUBATION CENTER

    38-00 - April 19, 2000:
    MISSION STS-101 EVENTS, KSC NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET

    39-00 - April 20, 2000:
    SHUTTLE MISSION STS-101 LAUNCH COUNTDOWN SET TO BEGIN

    40-00 - April 2000:
    RECEIVING SPACE SHUTTLE ASTRONAUT VOICE COMMUNICATIONS

    41-00 - April 21, 2000:
    KSC RESOURCEFULNESS KEEPS ATLANTIS ON TRACK FOR APRIL 24 LAUNCH

    42-00 - April 22, 2000:
    KEY ROADS INTO KSC CLOSED FOR SHUTTLE LAUNCH APRIL 24

    43-00 - April 28, 2000:
    LAUNCH OF GOES-L WEATHER SATELLITE SCHEDULED FOR MAY 3

    44-00 - April 22, 2000:
    RECOVERY TEAM TO TEST BOOSTER RETRIEVAL BY SUBMARINE DURING STS-101 MISSION

    45a-00 - May 8, 2000:
    RAMONA BOBER HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUT

    45b-00 - May 8, 2000:
    JAMES R. FOWLER HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUT

    45c-00 - May 8, 2000:
    ELIZABETH C. GODFREY HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUT

    46-00 - May 8, 2000:
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER ROLLS OUT NEW ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE

    47-00 - May 11, 2000:
    SHUTTLE MISSION STS-101 LAUNCH COUNTDOWN SET TO BEGIN

    48-00 - May 12, 2000:
    MISSION STS-101 EVENTS, NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET

    49-00 - May 26, 2000:
    ATLANTIS SCHEDULED TO LAND AT KSC COMPLETING MISSION STS-101

    50-00 - June 6, 2000:
    STATE PARTNERS WITH NASA TO DEVELOP RESEARCH FACILITY AND COMMERCE PARK AT KENNEDY SPACE CENTER

    51-00 - June 9, 2000:
    TDRS-H SPACECRAFT PRESS OPPORTUNITY AT KSC TUESDAY, JUNE 13 

    52-00 - June 21, 2000:
    LAUNCH OF NASA'S TDRS-H SATELLITE SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 29 

    53-00 - June 22, 2000:
    KSC/AF LEADERS SIGN INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT

    54-00 - July 5, 2000:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITY FOR U.S. LABORATORY DESTINY AT KSC
    JULY 7

    55-00 - July 6, 2000:
    SPACE STATION LABORATORY EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS IN VACUUM CHAMBER TEST

    56-00 - July 11, 2000:
    FLORIDA AIRBORNE FIELD MILL RESEARCH MAY IMPROVE LAUNCH WEATHER CRITERIA

    57-00 - July 14, 2000:
    KSC STUDY SHOWS RISING CO2 LEVELS MAY SPUR GLOBAL PLANT GROWTH

    58-00 - July 19, 2000:
    ALAN PARRISH HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUT

    59-00 - July 19, 2000:
    FIVE KSC WORKERS HONORED BY NASA ASTRONAUTS

    60-00 - July 26, 2000:
    INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION P1 TRUSS SEGMENT ARRIVES AT KSC TO BEGIN PROCESSING

    61-00 - July 27, 2000:
    SENATOR KIRKPATRICK HONORED FOR SUPPORT OF SPACE PROGRAM

    62-00 - July 28, 2000:
    JULY 31 MEDIA EVENT SCHEDULED FOR TRANSFER OF Z-1 TRUSS

    63-00 - August 1, 2000:
    KSC TO HOST ANNUAL COMMUNITY LEADERS BRIEFING AUG. 3

    64-00 - August 4, 2000:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITY SCHEDULED TO VIEW SPACE STATION TRUSS PROCESSING

    65-00 - August 10, 2000:
    NASA TO SIZE UP SPACE SHUTTLE'S NEW VAB "SAFE HAVEN" ON AUG. 12

    66-00 - August 14, 2000:
    MEDIA INVITED TO WITNESS MATING OF CANADIAN SPACE STATION ROBOTIC ARM TO PAYLOAD CARRIER

    67-00 - August 14, 2000:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES WITH STS-106 CREW SET FOR THIS WEEK'S COUNTDOWN TEST

    68-00 - August 14, 2000:
    SHUTTLE ATLANTIS TAKES A DETOUR ON ITS WAY TO LAUNCH PAD 39B

    70-00 - August 29, 2000:
    ATLANTIS LIFTOFF SET SEPT. 8 TO OPEN DOORS OF NEW STATION MODULE

    71-00 - August 31, 2000:
    LAUNCH COUNTDOWN FOR SHUTTLE MISSION STS-106 SET TO BEGIN SEPT. 5

    72-00 - August 31, 2000:
    KSC MISSION STS-106 EVENTS, NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET

    75-00 - September 11, 2000:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES WITH STS-92 CREW SET FOR THIS WEEK'S COUNTDOWN TEST

    76-00 - September 12, 2000:
    NOAA-L/TITAN II ROCKET TO LAUNCH SEPT. 20 FROM VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, CA

    77-00 - September, 2000

    78-00 - September 13, 2000:
    SPACE STATION AIRLOCK ARRIVES AT KSC ABOARD SUPER GUPPY

    80-00 - September 28, 2000:
    MISSION STS-92 EVENTS, NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET

    81-00 - September 28, 2000:
    DISCOVERY LIFTOFF SET OCT. 5 TO BEGIN SPACE STATION BUILDUP

    82-00 - September 29, 2000:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITY FOR SPACE STATION AIRLOCK AT KSC OCT. 2

    83-00 - October 2, 2000:
    HETE-2 SPACECRAFT SCHEDULED FOR LAUNCH ON SATURDAY, OCT. 7

    85-00 - October 5, 2000:
    KSC EXPENDABLE LAUNCH VEHICLE SERVICES TO REMOTELY MANAGE ROCKET LAUNCH FROM KWAJALEIN

    86-00 - October 13, 2000:
    KSC TRANSFERS OXYGEN DELIVERY SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY TO USAF

    87-00 - October 12, 2000:
    BUSINESS EXPO TO FEATURE VENDOR-NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

    88-00 - October 16, 2000:
    KSC AND 45TH SPACE WING OBSERVE SAFETY AND HEALTH DAY OCT. 18

    89-00 - October 20, 2000:
    DISCOVERY SET TO LAND OCT. 22

    90-00 - October 23, 2000:
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER AND CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION OPEN GATES TO COMMUNITY ON NOV. 4

    92-00 - October 31, 2000:
    PERSONAL CABIN PRESSURE ALTITUDE MONITOR HOLDS PROMISE

    93-00 - October 31, 2000:
    CEREMONY TO COMMISSION NEW COST-SAVING CAPE CANAVERAL SPACEPORT HELIUM PIPELINE TO BE HELD ON NOV. 2

    94-00 - October 2000:
    STS-97/ENDEAVOUR: SHUTTLE TO POWER UP ORBITING STATION WITH HELP FROM THE SUN

    95-00 - November 2, 2000:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES WITH STS-97 CREW SET FOR NEXT WEEK'S COUNTDOWN TEST

    96-00 - November 8, 2000:
    EO-1/SAC-C READY FOR LAUNCH ON DELTA II ROCKET NOV. 18

    98-00 - November 16, 2000:
    EO-1/SAC-C LAUNCH DELAYED TO MONDAY, NOV. 20

    99-00 - November 17, 2000:
    ENDEAVOUR TO LAUNCH NOV. 30 ON STATION ASSEMBLY FLIGHT TO DEPLOY LARGEST SOLAR ARRAYS EVER IN SPACE, VISIT FIRST CREW 

    100-00 - November 21, 2000:
    LAUNCH COUNTDOWN FOR SHUTTLE MISSION STS-97 BEGINS 1 A.M. NOV. 28

    101-00 - November 22, 2000:
    MISSION STS-97 EVENTS, NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET

    101-00, Rev. A - November 27, 2000:
    MISSION STS-97 EVENTS, NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET

    102-00 - November 22, 2000:
    MISSION STS-97 ORIENTATION TOUR AND PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEWS MEDIA SCHEDULED

    103-00 - November 29, 2000:
    SPACE SHUTTLE WEATHER LAUNCH COMMIT CRITERIA AND KSC END OF MISSION WEATHER LANDING CRITERIA

    104-00 - December 6, 2000:
    KODIAK STAR PLANNED FOR LAUNCH FROM ALASKA IN 2001

    105-00 - December 7, 2000:
    KEY EMPLOYEES ATTAIN NEW POSITIONS AT KENNEDY SPACE CENTER

    106-00 - December 8, 2000:
    ENDEAVOUR SCHEDULED TO LAND AT KSC COMPLETING MISSION STS-97

    107-00 - December 2000:
    STS-98/ATLANTIS: THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION GOES TO WORK

    108-00 - December 14, 2000:
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER LOOKS BACK ON ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN 2000

    109-00 - December 14, 2000:
    KSC 2001 ANNUAL BADGES READY FOR DISTRIBUTION TO ACCREDITED MEDIA 

    110-00 - December 19, 2000:
    STS-98 "DESTINY" MEDIA OPPORTUNITY AT KSC DEC. 20

    110-00, Rev. A - December 20, 2000:
    STS-98 "DESTINY" MEDIA OPPORTUNITY RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, DEC. 21

    111-00 - December 20, 2000:
    NASA EXERCISES DELTA II CONTRACT OPTION FOR MARS 2003 ROVER

    112A-00 - December 20, 2000:
    KENNETH E. TENBUSCH HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    112B-00 - December 20, 2000:
    WELMON V. SPEED, JR. HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    112C-00 - December 20, 2000:
    DONNA LOWE MCFARR HONORED FOR ROLE IN SPACE PROGRAM

    113-00 - December 21, 2000:
    SANTA BECOMES TEST PILOT IN KSC AIRSPACE ON CHRISTMAS EVE