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For release: 07/21/03
Release #: 03-122

NASA Marshall Center and AIAA to sponsor space propulsion conference in Huntsville July 20-23

Photo description: Sackheim

Robert Sackheim, Marshall Center assistant center director and chief engineer for space propulsion, will be available to news media Tuesday afternoon at the 39th Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville to answer questions about the future of space propulsion and NASA's development of next-generation space transportation systems.

Photo: Sackheim (NASA/MSFC)


What: NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., in conjunction with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, will hold the 39th Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville July 20-23. More than 2,500 leading space propulsion engineers, scientists and administrators will gather to discuss the role of aerospace research and technology in enabling global commerce and scientific discovery in years to come. News media are welcome to visit the conference exhibits area during the three-day event.

Who: Robert Sackheim
Assistant Director and Chief Engineer for Propulsion
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

Sackheim will be available to the news media Tuesday afternoon to answer questions about the future of space propulsion and the role the Marshall Center is playing in development of next-generation space transportation systems.

When: Tuesday, July 22, 2003
3 p.m. CDT

Where: Von Braun Center, South Hall exhibit area
700 Monroe St

To attend: News media who wish to attend can sign in at the registration desk in the South Hall to obtain media credentials providing access to the exhibits area.

For supporting materials for this news release - such as photographs, fact sheets, video and audio files and more — please visit the Marshall Center Newsroom Web site at http://www.msfc.nasa.gov/news

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