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PRESS RELEASE


September 1, 2006


CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE TO CLOSE FOR SPACE SHUTTLE LAUNCH

Contact: Eric Lugo at (321) 267-1110

In compliance with NASA directives Canaveral National Seashore at Playalinda Beach in Brevard county will close at 6:00 pm on Saturday, September 2, 2006 in preparation for the planned September 6th shuttle launch.

In addition, parking lot #5 at Apollo Beach has been closed to vehicles and boats. Visitors are allowed up to parking area #4, which is the road turn around point due to security measures in place to protect NASA camera equipment.

The above closures will remain in effect until the day after a successful launch unless notified otherwise. Please note that all dates are tentative, and may be modified or extended by NASA.







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