CANAVERAL NATIONAL SEASHORE TO CLOSE FOR ATLANTIS LAUNCHIn compliance with NASA directives, Canaveral National Seashore at Playalinda Beach in Brevard county will close at 6:00 pm on November 12, 2009, in preparation for the November 16th Atlantis Shuttle Launch STS-129.
In addition, NASA camera installation security measures require that parking lot number 5 at Apollo Beach (located in Volusia County) be closed to vehicles and boats beginning on November 9, 2009. While this section is closed, visitors will not be permitted beyond parking area # 4.
Both of these closures will remain in effect until the day after a successful launch. All dates and times are tentative, and are subject to revision or extension by NASA. Please call (321) 867-4077 for recorded park status updates.