NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Shuttle Discovery Departure

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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Shuttle Discovery Departure

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Media accreditation for activities surrounding space convey Discovery’s depart from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida is open. Discovery will be ecstatic atop a NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA), a mutated 747 jet, to Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Apr 17.

Journalists can cover a series of operations associated to a packet flight, commencement when a SCA arrives during Kennedy’s Shuttle Landing Facility runway. That attainment now is targeted for Apr 10. To accommodate estimate times, general media member who wish to cover a SCA attainment contingency request for certification by Mar 29. For U.S. journalists, a focus deadline is Apr 6.

For general reporters who usually wish to cover Discovery’s depart on Apr 17, a deadline to request for certification is Apr 9. For U.S. reporters a focus deadline is Apr 16.

All media accreditation requests contingency be submitted online at:

https://media.ksc.nasa.gov

A report of all media activities and events associated to Discovery’s packet moody will be announced in a entrance weeks.

After nearing during Dulles, Discovery will be private from a SCA and changed to a Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center for permanent open arrangement on Apr 19. For some-more information on a shuttle’s preparations for open display, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/transition

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