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Allard Beutel
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
321-867-2468
allard.beutel@nasa.gov

Katherine Trinidad
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-3749
katherine.trinidad@nasa.gov

Andrea Farmer
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Fla.
321-449-4318
afarmer@dncinc.com

April 30, 2008
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M08-085
 
 
NASA TV to Air 2008 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Induction
 
 
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 2008 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday, May 3, at 3 p.m. EDT. The ceremony will take place at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Joining the hall of fame this year are former astronauts John Blaha; Loren Shriver; Bryan O'Connor, NASA's chief of Safety and Mission Assurance at NASA Headquarters in Washington; and Bob Cabana, center director of NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.

CNN correspondent John Zarrella will host the event. More than 25 hall-of-fame astronauts are scheduled to attend, including Scott Carpenter, John Young, Robert Crippen, Al Worden and Walt Cunningham.

Media interested in covering the event should contact Andrea Farmer at 321-449-4318 or Jillian McRae at 321-449-4273. For more information about the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, visit:

http://www.kennedyspacecenter.com


For NASA TV downlink information, schedules and links to streaming video, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv


 

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