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2003 Kennedy News Releases

    1-03 - January 2, 2003:
    ICESAT/CHIPSAT READY FOR LAUNCH ABOARD DELTA II ROCKET ON JAN. 10

    2-03 - January 7, 2003:
    ICESAT/CHIPSAT LAUNCH RETARGETED FOR SATURDAY, JAN. 11

    3-03 - January 9, 2003:
    DAVID BOLAND, INC. AWARDED KSC CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT

    4-03 - January 9, 2003:
    MISSION STS-107 WEB COVERAGE EVENTS SET

    FRR-03 - January 9, 2003:
    COLUMBIA TO LAUNCH JAN. 16 ON INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH FLIGHT

    5-03 - January 10, 2003:
    BADGING REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDIA AND KSC NEWS CENTER OPERATING HOURS SET FOR STS-107 LAUNCH ACTIVITIES

    6-03 - January 9, 2003:
    MISSION STS-107 KSC BRIEFINGS AND EVENTS SCHEDULED

    ICESAT-03 - January 12, 2003:
    NASA SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES THE ICESAT/CHIPSAT SATELLITES

    7-03 - January 13, 2003:
    EXPANDED AIRSPACE RESTRICTIONS PLANNED FOR JAN. 16 SPACE SHUTTLE LAUNCH

    8-03 - January 13, 2003:
    PEGASUS/SORCE PRESS OPPORTUNITY TO BE HELD AT KSC ON WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15

    9-03 - January 15, 2003:
    SHUTTLE MISSION STS-107 LAUNCH TIME ANNOUNCED FOR LAUNCH ON JAN. 16

    10-03 - January 21, 2003:
    SORCE SPACECRAFT TO BE LAUNCHED JANUARY 25

    11-03 - January 22, 2003:
    TIME CHANGE FOR PEGASUS/SORCE PRELAUNCH PRESS CONFERENCE

    12-03 - January 25, 2003:
    NASA’S SORCE SATELLITE SOARS INTO SPACE TO CATCH SOME RAYS

    13-03 - January 28, 2003:
    SPACE SHUTTLE WEATHER LAUNCH COMMIT CRITERIA AND KSC END OF MISSION WEATHER LANDING CRITERIA

    14-03 - January 30, 2003:
    COLUMBIA SCHEDULED TO LAND AT KSC FEB. 1

    15-03 - January 30, 2003:
    KSC WEBCAST TO HIGHLIGHT BUMPER LAUNCH

    16-03 - February 5, 2003:
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER TO HOLD EMPLOYEE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR THE CREW OF COLUMBIA ON FEB. 7

    17-03 - February 11, 2003:
    MEDIA INVITED TO COVER ARRIVAL OF COLUMBIA ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION BOARD AT KSC FEB. 12

    19-03 - February 12, 2003:
    ROLL WITH THE ROVERS AND "EXPLORE MARS" FEB. 19

    20-03 - February 24, 2003:
    GROUNDBREAKING FOR KSC's SECOND OPERATIONS SUPPORT BUILDING SET FOR FEB. 25

    21-03 - February 24, 2003:
    FIRST MARS EXPLORATION ROVER ARRIVES AT KSC TO BEGIN PREPARATION FOR LAUNCH

    22-03 - March 6, 2003:
    SPACE INFRARED TELESCOPE FACILITY ARRIVES AT KSC

    23-03 - March 18, 2003:
    MARS EXPLORATION ROVER SPACECRAFT PRESS OPPORTUNITY TO BE HELD AT KSC ON FRIDAY, MARCH 21

    24-03 - March 19, 2003:
    NASA KENNEDY SPACE CENTER CO-HOSTS CENTRAL FLORIDA FIRST COMPETITION

    25-03 - March 26, 2003:
    PRESS OPPORTUNITY FOR SPACE INFRARED TELESCOPE FACILITY TO BE HELD AT KSC ON FRIDAY, MARCH 28

    26-03 - April 2, 2003:
    MEMBERS OF KSC WORKFORCE DEFEND COUNTRY ABROAD

    27-03 - April 4, 2003:
    NASA ENGINEER KISSIAH INDUCTED TO SPACE TECHNOLOGY HALL OF FAME

    28-03 - April 4, 2003:
    KROSKEY NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CAPE CANAVERAL SPACEPORT MANAGEMENT OFFICE

    29-03 - April 9, 2003:
    SPACE INFRARED TELESCOPE FACILITY (SIRTF) TO BE LAUNCHED ABOARD DELTA II APRIL 18

    30-03 - April 11, 2003:
    PEGASUS/GALEX PRESS OPPORTUNITY TO BE HELD AT KSC ON MONDAY, APRIL 14

    31-03 - April 21, 2003:
    GALEX SPACECRAFT TO BE LAUNCHED ABOARD PEGASUS XL APRIL 28

    32-03 - April 23 2003:
    MEDIA OVERVIEW OF OCULINA CORAL REEF MAPPING PROJECT SET FOR MONDAY, APRIL 28

    33-03 - April 28, 2003:
    GALAXY EVOLUTION EXPLORER ON ITS WAY

    34-03 - May 2, 2003:
    INTERNATIONAL PRESS MUST APPLY EARLY TO ASSURE ACCREDITATION TO COVER MER AND SIRTF LAUNCHES

    35-03 - May 9, 2003:
    NASA CONSIDERS OFFERING SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY TO STUDY SHUTTLE COLUMBIA DEBRIS

    36-03 - May 15, 2003:
    KSC VOLCANIC RESEARCH MAY ENHANCE SHUTTLE GAS DETECTION SYSTEMS

    37-03 - May 23, 2003:
    MARS EXPLORATION ROVER SPACECRAFT UNDERGO BIOLOGICAL TESTING AND CLEANING PRIOR TO JUNE LAUNCHES

    38-03 - May 27, 2003:
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER HOSTS ANNUAL COMMUNITY LEADERS BRIEFING

    39-03 - May 27, 2003:
    MER-A MARS EXPLORATION ROVER TARGETED FOR LAUNCH JUNE 8 

    40-03 - May 29, 2003:
    MEDIA INVITED TO LAST PLANNED WALKTHROUGH OF COLUMBIA DEBRIS HANGAR

    03-190 - June 3, 2003:
    INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION MODULES ARRIVE AT KENNEDY SPACE 
    CENTER

    39-03, revised - June 4, 2003:
    MER-A MARS EXPLORATION ROVER TARGETED FOR LAUNCH JUNE 8

    03-189 - June 4, 2003:
    NASA PREPARES TWO ROBOT ROVERS FOR MARS EXPLORATION

    41-03 - June 5, 2003:
    KSC’S EXPENDABLE VEHICLE WEB COVERAGE DEBUTS WITH MER-A LAUNCH

    42-03 - June 8, 2003:
    MER-A LAUNCH DELAYED FOR 24 HOURS

    43-03 - June 9, 2003:
    MER-A LAUNCH DELAYED FOR 24 HOURS

    c03-s - June 12, 2003:
    NASA EXERCISES BASE SUPPORT CONTRACT OPTION

    03-197 - June 13, 2003:
    GEN. ROY D. BRIDGES NAMED LANGLEY CENTER DIRECTOR

    N03-059 - June 13, 2003:
    NASA ANNOUNCES SPACE STATION MODULE WELCOMING CEREMONY

    44-03 - June 16, 2003:
    “HISTORY OF COLUMBIA” WEBCAST TO FEATURE FORMER ASTRONAUT BOB CRIPPEN

    45-03 - June 17, 2003:
    “OPPORTUNITY” MARS EXPLORATION ROVER TARGETED FOR LAUNCH JUNE 26 

    46-03 - June 20, 2003:
    KSC IS SUMMER HOME FOR STUDENTS AND FACULTY

    47-03 - June 20, 2003:
    KSC WEB TO PROVIDE LIVE COVERAGE OF MER-B LAUNCH

    48-03 - June 21, 2003:
    MER-B “OPPORTUNITY” LAUNCH POSTPONED

    49-03 - June 23, 2003:
    LAUNCH OF DELTA II WITH “OPPORTUNITY” TARGETED FOR JUNE 28

    50-03 - June 24, 2003:
    “OPPORTUNITY” MARS EXPLORATION ROVER TARGETED FOR LAUNCH JUNE 28 

    03-217 - June 26, 2003:
    JAMES W. KENNEDY NAMED DIRECTOR, NASA KENNEDY SPACE CENTER

    51-03 - June 29, 2003:
    MER-B “OPPORTUNITY” LAUNCH DELAYED   

    51-03 (revised) - June 29, 2003:
    MER-B “OPPORTUNITY” LAUNCH DELAYED

    52-03 - June 29, 2003:
    MER-B DELTA LAUNCH WITH OPPORTUNITY POSTPONED TO JULY 2

    53-03 - June 30, 2003:
    MER-B LAUNCH OF “OPPORTUNITY” SPACECRAFT POSTPONED TO SATURDAY, JULY 5

    54-03 - July 2, 2003:
    FIVE SCHOOLS FROM FLORIDA, GEORGIA SELECTED FOR NASA EXPLORER SCHOOLS PROGRAM

    55-03 - July 3, 2003:
    “OPPORTUNITY” MARS EXPLORATION ROVER TARGETED FOR LAUNCH JULY 6 

    56-03 - July 5, 2003:
    LAUNCH OF “OPPORTUNITY” ABOARD DELTA II POSTPONED TO JULY 7

    57-03 - July 6, 2003:
    “OPPORTUNITY” MARS EXPLORATION ROVER TARGETED FOR LAUNCH
    MONDAY, JULY 7

    2003-095 - July 7, 2003:
    NEWLY LAUNCHED 'OPPORTUNITY' FOLLOWS MARS-BOUND 'SPIRIT'

    58-03 - July 11, 2003:
    INTERNATIONAL NEWS MEDIA REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR SIRTF PRESS ACCREDITATION BY JULY 23

    59-03 - July 11, 2003:
    SPACECRAFT FOR NASA MISSION TO TEST EINSTEIN’S THEORY ARRIVES AT VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE LAUNCH SITE

    03-238 - July 14, 2003:
    WHITLOW NAMED KENNEDY SPACE CENTER DEPUTY DIRECTOR

    60-03 - July 16, 2003:
    WETMORE NAMED LAUNCH INTEGRATION MANAGER FOR SHUTTLE PROGRAM

    61-03 - July 15, 2003:
    STARS FLIGHT TESTS SPACE-BASED TRACKING METHODS

    62-03 - July 17, 2003:
    EXPEDITION 7 CREW TALKS WITH NASA EXPLORER SCHOOLS EDUCATORS

    63-03 - July 22, 2003:
    “SHARP” STUDENTS PRESENT SUMMER RESEARCH PROJECTS JULY 25

    C03-y - July 23, 2003:
    ATLAS V CHOSEN TO LAUNCH NEW HORIZONS MISSION

    64-03 - July 24, 2003:
    JAMES E. HATTAWAY NAMED KSC ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

    65-03 - July 28, 2003:
    KSC TO ACTIVATE NEW SECURITY GATES AND OPEN NEW ROADWAY, SPACE COMMERCE WAY

    66-03 - July 30, 2003:
    JOANN MORGAN TO RETIRE AFTER 45-YEAR CAREER AT THE CAPE

    67-03 - August 4, 2003:
    NEW KSC DIRECTOR JAMES KENNEDY TO MEET WITH MEDIA AUG. 8

    68-03 - August 4, 2003:
    SCISAT SPACECRAFT TO BE LAUNCHED ON PEGASUS XL AUGUST 12

    69-03 - August 12, 2003:
    SCISAT LAUNCHED SUCCESSFULLY ON PEGASUS XL

    70-03 - August 15, 2003:
    SPACE INFRARED TELESCOPE FACILITY (SIRTF) TO BE LAUNCHED ABOARD DELTA II AUG. 23

    71-03 - August 18, 2003:
    KSC WEB TO PROVIDE LIVE COVERAGE OF SIRTF LAUNCH

    72-03 - August 19, 2003:
    MEDIA OPPORTUNITY FOR UNDERWATER ACOUSTICS RESEARCH AT KSC

    73-03 - August 19, 2003:
    STUDENTS TRAVEL FROM JAPAN TO PAY TRIBUTE TO COLUMBIA CREW

    74-03 - August 19, 2003:
    SIRTF LAUNCH RETARGETED FOR AUGUST 25

    75-03 - August 23, 2003:
    SIRTF LAUNCH ABOARD DELTA ROCKET ON SCHEDULE FOR AUG. 25

    76-03 - August 25, 2003:
    SPACE INFRARED TELESCOPE FACILITY LIFTS OFF ABOARD DELTA II ROCKET

    77-03 - August 25, 2003:
    KSC DIRECTOR MEDIA OPPORTUNITY REGARDING CAIB REPORT SET FOR AUG. 27

    79-03 - September 10, 2003:
    MEDIA INVITED TO FINAL WALKTHROUGH OF COLUMBIA DEBRIS HANGAR

    c03-ff - September 17, 2003:
    FIRST CONTRACT IN SMCDS SOLICITATION AWARDED TO INDYNE, INC.

    03-298 - September 17, 2003:
    SPACE STATION ELEMENTS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE TESTING

    80-03 - September 18, 2003:
    MEDIA INVITED TO VEHICLE ACCIDENT TRAINING SESSION AT KSC

    81-03 - September 23, 2003:
    MEDIA INVITED TO SEE SPACE SHUTTLE ATLANTIS PREPARATIONS

    82-03 - September 29, 2003:
    NASA RECRUITMENT TEAM TRAVELS TO PUERTO RICO

    83-03 - October 1, 2003:
    PRESS OPPORTUNITY WITH RETURN TO FLIGHT TRACKING CAMERAS AND IMAGE ANALYSIS FACILITY SCHEDULED AT KSC ON OCT. 8

    84-03 - October 9, 2003:
    NASA RECRUITMENT TEAM IN ATLANTA AREA, OCT. 14-17

    85-03 - October 17, 2003:
    BUSINESS EXPO PROMISES VENDORS NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

    86-03 - October 24, 2003:
    KSC CONTRACTOR AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT BUSINESS EXPO 2003

    88-03 - October 27, 2003:
    NASA-KSC GRANTS FOUR NEW TECHNOLOGY PATENT LICENSES

    89-03 - November 3, 2003:
    GRAVITY PROBE B SPACECRAFT PRESS OPPORTUNITY NOVEMBER 10

    90-03 - November 5, 2003:
    KSC DEVELOPS EARTH-FRIENDLY FIRE SUPPRESSION AGENT

    91-03 - November 7, 2003:
    NASA-KSC ENGINEER RECEIVES R&D 100 AWARD FOR NEW INSULATION TECHNOLOGY

    92-03 - November 12, 2003:
    SPACE LIFE SCIENCES LAB AND SPACE COMMERCE WAY DEDICATION CEREMONY SET FOR NOV. 19

    93-03 - November 12, 2003:
    NASA/KSC DONATIONS TO FEDERAL CAMPAIGN AT ALL-TIME HIGH

    94-03 - November 14, 2003:
    CONFERENCE PROMOTES IDEA-SHARING AND PROMISING RESEARCH

    95-03 - November 14, 2003:
    MOBILE LAUNCHER PLATFORM VIBRATION TESTS SCHEDULED FOR NEXT WEEK

    03-96 - November 17, 2003:
    NASA REACHES MAJOR MILESTONE IN DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUTONOMOUS FLIGHT SAFETY SYSTEM

    96-03 - November 17, 2003:
    GRAVITY PROBE B LAUNCH POSTPONED

    03-373 - November 19, 2003:
    NASA'S GATEWAY TO SPACE FOR LIFE SCIENCE RESEARCH DEDICATED TODAY

    N03-125 - November 21, 2003:
    MEDIA INVITED TO SEE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION HARDWARE

    98-03 - December 3, 2003:
    MEDIA PHOTO OPPORTUNITY AS ORBITER ATLANTIS ROLLS TO VAB

    03-402 - December 10, 2003:
    NASA COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL YEAR OF ELV LAUNCHES

    99-03 - December 22, 2003:
    SANTA TO HELP TEST NEW CONTROL TOWER

    100-03 - December 23, 2003:
    REVIEWING THE PAST 12 MONTHS, KSC ENTERS 2004 WITH EXPECTATIONS OF GREAT THINGS TO COME

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