Canaveral National Seashore - - Titusville, Florida - Press Release
Canaveral National Seashore - Titusville Florida
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PRESS RELEASE


May 16, 2008

CONTACT: Eric Lugo at 321-267-1110

CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE
TO CLOSE FOR DISCOVER SHUTTLE LAUNCH

In compliance with NASA directives Canaveral National Seashore at Playalinda Beach in Brevard county will close at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, May 27th, 2008, in preparation for the May 31st STS-124 Discover Shuttle Launch.

In addition, parking lot #5 at Apollo Beach will close to vehicles and boats beginning Wednesday, May 21st. Visitors will be allowed up to parking area #4, which will be the road turn around point due to NASA camera requirements, which will block access at #5.

Both 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 revised or extended by NASA.




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