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For release: 10/22/03
Release #: 03-189

International Space Symposium 'lands' in Chattanooga Monday

Over 150 space propulsion scientists from around the world will discuss the future of space propulsion at the 5th International Symposium on Liquid Space Propulsion in Chattanooga, Tenn., Oct. 27-30.


What: Over 150 space propulsion scientists from around the world will discuss the future of space propulsion at the 5th International Symposium on Liquid Space Propulsion in Chattanooga, Tenn., Oct. 27-30. During the four-day event, sponsored by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., attendees will participate in seminars and lectures on engine design, environmental effects of space travel and ways to foster greater international cooperation to achieve the goal of a long-term space presence.

Who: Robert Sackheim, assistant director and chief engineer for propulsion at the Marshall Center, will be available for news media interviews. Sackheim is the executive committee chairperson of the symposium.

When: Monday, Oct. 27, 6 – 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: Tennessee Aquarium
One Broad Street
Chattanooga, Tenn.

To attend: News media interested in covering the event should contact the Marshall Media Relations Department at (256) 544-0034.

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