Kennedy News

Allard Beutel
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Tina Lange
Space Florida

June 17, 2010
Media Invited to Exploration Park 'Groundbreaking' Event at Kennedy
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Media are invited to the groundbreaking ceremony for NASA and Space Florida's new technology and commerce park, known as "Exploration Park" at Kennedy Space Center, Fla., on June 25 at 10 a.m. EDT. It will take place outside the Space Life Sciences Laboratory (SLSL).

Exploration Park is designed to be a strategically located complex, adjacent to the SLSL, for servicing diverse tenants and uses that will engage in activities to support the space and space-related activities of NASA, other government agencies and the U.S. commercial space industry, as well as bring new aerospace work to the Space Coast.

Scheduled speakers at the event include Florida Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp, Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana, Space Florida President Frank DiBello and executives from The Pizzuti Companies, Exploration Park's Master Developer.

Media without permanent Kennedy credentials must apply for accreditation online by 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 23, at:

Media need to be at Kennedy's news center by 9 a.m. on June 25 for transportation to the lab.

Video highlights of the June 25 event and supporting video b-roll will air that afternoon on the NASA TV Video File. For NASA TV schedules, visit:

Images of the event will be posted that afternoon on the Kennedy Media Gallery at:

For information about Space Florida, visit:

For more information about NASA's Kennedy Space Center, visit:


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