Kennedy News

Tracy Young
Kennedy Space Center
(321) 867-2468

Sept. 10, 2003
RELEASE : 79-03
Note to Editors:
Media Invited To Final Walkthrough Of Columbia Debris Hangar
A final planned media walkthrough of the hangar housing the Space Shuttle Columbia debris is set for Thursday, Sept. 11. With STS-107 debris recovery and reconstruction operations complete, the debris is currently being packed to move to the KSC Vehicle Assembly Building for permanent storage. For the event, media are asked to meet at the KSC press site at 1:30 p.m., for escort to the hangar.

At the hangar, Scott Thurston, NASA Test Director, is available to address the permanent storage plan for the Columbia debris.

Media who desire to attend this event must make their intentions known to the KSC Press Site by 10 a.m., Sept. 11.

Media who do not currently possess KSC credentials should submit their request on affiliation letterhead via fax to 321-867-2692. Request should include the following information:

*Full Legal Name
*Date of Birth
*Place of Birth
*Social Security Number
*Country of Citizenship

For additional information, please contact the KSC Press Site at 321-867-2468.

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