NASA to Rename Facility to Honor Neil Armstrong (BSAE’55, DEA’67, HDR’70, OAE’99)
|Event Date:||July 18, 2014|
NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida will rename a portion of its facilities in honor of legendary astronaut and the first person to set foot on the moon, Neil Armstrong (BSAE’55, DEA’67, HDR’70, OAE’99). The renaming ceremony of the Operations and Checkout Building, which played a vital role in NASA’s spaceflight history, will be held on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. EDT. The event will include remarks from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Kennedy Center Director Robert Cabana, and Apollo 11 crew members Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin. The event will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
July 20 is the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 crew’s moon landing in 1969.
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