Hurricane Ike Causes Damage, Shuts Down NASA

September 15, 2008

NASA's Johnson Space Center in Texas took some serious damage from Hurricane Ike, and will likely remain closed all weekHouston (ChattahBox) – NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Texas took some serious damage from Hurricane Ike, and will likely remain closed all week.

Hurricane Ike hit Texas on Saturday as a Category 2 storm, doing quite a bit of damage, and taking the lives of nearly a dozen people.

NASA has been working to check in and see what damage was caused by Hurricane Ike.

They have confirmed that the Mission Control Center suffered roof damage, and power went out.

NASA hopes that by next week, the Johnson Space Center will open to resume normal operations.

There is no word on how this will impact missions planned for Octoboer and November.


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