Space Florida and United Launch Alliance Partner to Secure Launch Complex 41


image What: A news briefing discussing the $100 million conduit financing package and partnership between Space Florida and United Launch Alliance which demonstrates Florida's ability to rapidly address the needs of the industry.

Who: Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp and Frank DiBello, Interim President, Space Florida.

When: Press conference at approximately 11:45 a.m. (EDT) immediately following the Space Florida Board Meeting, 8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Wed., June 24, 2009.

Where: Kurt H. Debus Conference Facility, Vanguard Room, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Parking available for media in the NASA Guest Operations lot on the southwest side of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Note: Media that cannot attend but are interested in listening to the briefing can dial-in to the public conference line at 877-286-7960, participant code 5000#

About Space Florida: Space Florida was created to strengthen Florida's position as the global leader in aerospace research, investment, exploration and commerce. As Florida's aerospace development organization, Space Florida is committed to attracting and expanding the next generation of space industry businesses. With its highly trained enhance workforce, proven infrastructure and unparalleled record of achievement, Florida is the ideal location for aerospace businesses to thrive - and Space Florida is the perfect partner to help them succeed. www.spaceflorida.gov

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Julie Arnold
Griffin Integrated Marketing
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Tina Lange
Director, Marketing Communications
(321) 474-2654
Tlange@spaceflorida.gov

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