Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
are gearing up for Community Appreciation Day on Nov. 4, 2000. KSC Director
Roy Bridges and 45th Space Wing Commander Brig. Gen. Donald Pettit have
decided to share many of the unique facilities at NASA and the Cape with the
local community.

KSC and CCAFS will open their doors from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to
a select number of car pass holders from the surrounding community. “This
allows both organizations the opportunity to share the excitement of their
people, unique facilities and one-of-a-kind launch vehicles with visitors
who might otherwise not have an opportunity to be this close to the space
program again,” said Bridges.

Car passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis
at all Brevard County Library locations beginning Oct. 23, 2000.

“Our wish is to encourage your exploration and appreciation
of the many accomplishments, both past and present, which have occurred
here,” said Pettit. “Our theme for this year, ‘Milestones of the
Millennium,’ allows us time to reflect about the significant space
milestones that have made an everlasting impact on our lives.”

For more information about detailed directions, car pass
pick up locations and facilities that will be open to visitors, call the
Open House Information Line at 321-867-5522.