Kennedy News

Amber Philman
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
321-867-2468
amber.n.philman@nasa.gov

March 7, 2012
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M18-12
 
 
NASA Celebrates Space Day With The Space Coast Stadium
 
 
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA joins the Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Fla., to celebrate Space Day on Thursday, March 8.

Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals spring training game with the Houston Astros will start off with a blast as Bob Cabana, director of NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, throws the first pitch at 1:30 p.m. EST.

Kennedy will have a booth at the stadium where representatives will highlight some of the contributions the space agency has made to sports, transportation and everyday life.

A full-scale test version of NASA's new Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle also will be located outside the stadium to show the public the spacecraft that will take astronauts farther into space than ever before.

For more information on how NASA interacts with your everyday life, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/city


For information about NASA's Orion spacecraft, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/orion


For more information about the NASA programs and mission supported by Kennedy Space Center, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/kennedy


 

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