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NASA KSC Closed on Monday, Oct. 24 Due to Hurricane Wilma

International Space Station Imagery: Hurricane Wilma

Wilma to Arrive in South Florida Tomorrow, May Be Category 3, Bloomberg

" Hurricane Wilma was 285 miles southwest of the Florida Keys at 11 a.m. local time. Wilma is a Category 2 storm on the five- step Saffir-Simpson scale of intensity and could be upgraded to a Category 3, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on its Web site."

NOAA IR satellite image
NOAA Storm Track
NOAA Advisory
NOAA Discussion

Reader comment: "Regarding your article tracking Hurricane Wilma, you should note that the current track takes the storm direclty over the West Palm Beach site of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne. SSME turbopumps -- a major contributor tothe VSE architectue -- and the RL10 upper stage engine are manufactured at this site. This site also took two direct hits last year with Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne."

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