Kennedy News

Jim Ball
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Bruce Buckingham
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

June 26, 2002
RELEASE : 63-02
Note to Editors/News Directors:
NASA And Florida Space Authority To Brief Industry On Research Park Plans
NASA and the Florida Space Authority (FSA) will hold an Industry Briefing on Friday, June 28, to update interested parties on plans for the International Space Research Park at NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center and to solicit industry comments on draft use guidelines published June 17 in the Federal Business Opportunities Web site. The briefing is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 11 a.m.

Following the briefing, transportation will be provided for a brief windshield tour of the proposed park site, a tract of about 400 acres located west of State Road 3 and south of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

The draft use guidelines, a synopsis of the park project, and an outline of industry opportunities can be viewed at the NASA or Florida Space Authority Web sites, for International Space Research Park, under the Commerce Business Daily Announcement. The NASA Web address is

Media representatives wishing to attend should drive directly to the KSC Visitor Complex and register at the KSC Visitor Complex Ticket Plaza prior to the start of the briefing, which will be presented in the Universe Theater. Further information may be obtained by contacting Jim Ball at 321/867-2993.


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