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For Immediate Release
Hurricane Wind Tunnel Media Day Announced
The University of Maryland will once again host a Hurricane Wind Tunnel Media Day on Friday, July 17, 2009. Members of the media will have the opportunity to stand in the wind tunnel and experience winds up to 115 mph. The university provides members of the media access to the Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel just once a year -- during hurricane season.
Media must book an appointment by contacting Beth Cavanaugh at 301-405-4625 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel, in the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering, is one of the busiest wind tunnels in the country and is booked months in advance for research activity.
The Wind Tunnel building is located on Paint Branch Drive near the intersection of Campus Drive and Paint Branch Drive. Bldg. #081 on the University of Maryland campus map, http://www.parking.umd.edu/themap/. Media should park in lot XX1.