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NASA To Begin Repairs At Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral After Hurricane Dorian

Sep 9, 2019, 11:32 AM by Lawrence Garrett
10 September 2019
Florida Today reported that on Friday, “the 45th Space Wing, which oversees Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Patrick Air Force Base, was reverted to an ‘all clear’ status” following Hurricane Dorian’s “last-minute shift.” A Patrick AFB spokesperson said, “Initial reports show no damage that will affect mission operations, but we have had window, door, roof, power and HVAC damage which will require repairs.” The spokesperson added, “Our beaches have also incurred erosion that will need to be remediated.” KSC spokesperson Greg Harland said, “An aerial survey was completed and overall the center fared well due to its preparations prior to the storm[‘s] arrival.” Although “assessments were still ongoing as of Friday,” no “mission-critical damages had yet been found.” Harland also “said no damages were sustained” to flight hardware. (Image: Kennedy Space Center | NASA)
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