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NASA to Hold New Exploration Strategy Briefing; Marshall Center Director Robert Lightfoot to Speak with Media

Press Release From: Marshall Space Flight Center
Posted: Thursday, April 8, 2010

image What: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will brief reporters on Thursday, April 8, about the next steps in implementing the agency's new exploration initiatives outlined in the new fiscal year 2011 budget. The briefing will take place in a media teleconference at 1 p.m. CDT. After opening remarks, reporters will have an opportunity to ask questions.

To participate in the teleconference, news media representatives should call: 1-800-369-6087. Use the passcode "NASA Programs." The international toll number is 1-773-756-0843.
Audio of the teleconference will be streamed on the Web at: http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio
Robert Lightfoot, director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will be available at 2:30 p.m. CDT April 8 to discuss the agency's new exploration initiatives and proposed work assignments for Marshall. News media should arrive no later than 2 p.m. CDT at Building 4200 for Lightfoot's media availability.
When: Administrator Bolden briefing: April 8 at 1 p.m. CDT Marshall Center Director Lightfoot media availability: April 8 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Press Room, Marshall Center Building 4200, Rideout Road
To attend: News media interested in covering the event should contact the Marshall Public and Employee Communications Office at 256-544-0034 no later than noon Thursday, April 8. Media must report to the Redstone Visitor Center at Gate 9, Interstate 565 interchange at Rideout Road/Research Park Boulevard. Vehicles are subject to a security search at the gate. News media will need two photo identifications and proof of car insurance.

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