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For release: 04/13/04
Release #: 04-107

Marshall Center Earth Day observance highlights individual responsibilites in protecting environment

"Spaceship Earth: No Passengers — All Crew" is the theme for NASA's 2004 Earth Day observance, to be held April 15 at the Marshall Center. Focusing on every individual's responsibility to protect the environment, the event will feature a live broadcast to a radio station in Mexico, recognition of ongoing environmental work at the Marshall Center, demonstrations of NASA's electric vehicles and a tree-planting ceremony.


What: "Spaceship Earth: No Passengers — All Crew" is the theme for NASA's 2004 Earth Day observance, to be held April 15 at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Focusing on every individual's responsibility to protect the environment, the event will feature a live broadcast to a radio station in Mexico, recognition of ongoing environmental work at the Marshall Center, demonstrations of NASA's electric vehicles and a tree-planting ceremony.

Who: Dr. Jan Davis, former astronaut and director of the Safety and Mission Assurance Office at the Marshall Center; and Janet Herrin, senior vice president of River Operations, Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, Tenn.

When: Thursday, April 15, 2004

10:00 - 10:30 a.m Live radio broadcast about NASA's environmental work for station XHIPM Radio Ecologica in Merida, Yucatan Mexico

10:30 a.m. Earth Day ceremonies

11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Awards presentations and tree planting

Where: Marshall Space Flight Center
Activities Building
Bldg. 4316

To attend: News media interested in covering the event should contact the Marshall Media Relations Department at (256) 544-0034 no later than Wednesday, April 14.

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