Category: Education and Outreach
Event Format: Media Opportunity
Date: Friday, August 3, 2012
Location: Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, KSC, FL 32899, US
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Media are invited to attend the closing ceremony for the International Space University's Space Studies Program on Friday, Aug. 3, from 5-7 p.m. EDT at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will serve as the keynote speaker for the event.
The Space Studies Program is a nine-week intensive course designed for post-graduate university students and professionals. Each year, a different country hosts the program, providing a unique educational experience for participants from around the globe. This year's session, which is co-hosted by the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne and the Kennedy Space Center, has more than 130 participants from 31 countries. The International Space University's headquarters is in Strasbourg, France.
Media interested in attending the ceremony should contact Andrea Farmer, 321-449-4318, or Catherine Segar, 321-449-4273, for access to the facility.
For more information about the International Space University, visit: http://www.isunet.edu
For more information about the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, visit: http://www.kennedyspacecenter.com
For more information about NASA's Kennedy Space Center, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/kennedy
Web Site Address: http://www.kennedyspacecenter.com