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Rob Wyman
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rob.wyman@nasa.gov
06.14.11
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : 11-048
 
 
NASA Langley Open New Headquarters Building
 
 
HAMPTON, Va. -- Media are invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new NASA Langley Headquarters Building at NASA Langley Research Center, the first large office building built here in 35 years.

WHAT: The new building is a $26 million, 72,000 square-foot (6,689 sq m) office facility that will hold approximately 240 employees from six different NASA Langley staffs. This is the first building to be completed as part of an ongoing multi-year facility improvement project and revitalization, made possible through a partnership with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and its contractors.

WHEN: Friday, June 17, at 10 a.m.

WHERE: NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA 23681, Building 2101

WHO: Guest speakers will include:
  • Lesa Roe, Director, NASA Langley Research Center
  • U.S. Representative Rob Wittman (R-Va. 1st District)
  • U.S. Representative Scott Rigell (R-Va. 2nd District)
  • U.S. Representative Randy Forbes (R-Va. 4th District)
  • Rob Hewell, GSA Regional Commissioner for Public Buildings Service
  • Woodrow Whitlow, NASA Associate Administrator for Mission Support
RSVP: To ensure access and badging, the deadline to respond is no later than noon, Thursday, June 16. Respond to Rob Wyman by phone (757-864-6120) or email (rob.wyman@nasa.gov). Media needs to arrive no later than 9:30 a.m., with proper identification to be escorted onto the Center.

IMAGERY: Video and still imagery that documents ground breaking through the various stages of construction and opening, is available for your use. If either of the links won't open please cut and paste the address into your web browser.

VIDEO: Please go to the following web site and enter the user name and password.
SITE: https://webdrive.gsfc.nasa.gov/longauth/500/gary.banziger-1/Wc4NGoC
USERNAME: NewHQs2011
PASSWORD: NewHQs2011
PHOTOGRAPHS: Please visit our FLICKR gallery for images that can be downloaded: http://tinyurl.com/42qdy2e


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