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Space Shuttle STS-121 Crew to Visit NASA's Marshall Center Sept. 14
09.11.06
 
June Malone
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
(Phone: 256.544.0034)

Media advisory: 06-103


STS-121 crew members from left, bottom, Stephanie Wilson, mission specialist; Steve Lindsey, commander; and Lisa Nowak, mission specialist; from left, top, mission specialists Piers Sellers and Mike Fossum; and Mark Kelly, pilot. What: Commander Steven W. Lindsey and crew members of Discovery's STS-121 mission will visit NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., Thursday, Sept. 14. The mission, which flew July 4-17, 2006, was the second Return to Flight test mission. The crew tested new equipment and procedures to increase shuttle safety, delivered supplies and performed maintenance on the International Space Station. The STS-121 mission also delivered a new Expedition 13 crew member to the station.

Who: Commander Steven W. Lindsey and other STS-121 crew members

When: Thursday, Sept. 14
  • 10 a.m. CDT – Crew members will provide mission highlights
  • 1:15-1:35 p.m. – Crew members will be available for news media interviews in Building 4200, Press Room 115
Where: Marshall Center's Morris Auditorium, Building 4200

To attend: News media interested in covering the event should contact the Marshall Public & Employee Communications Office at (256) 544-0034 no later than Wednesday, Sept. 13. Media must report to the Redstone Arsenal Joint Visitor Control Center at Gate 9, Interstate 565 interchange at Rideout Road/Research Park Boulevard. Vehicles are subject to a security search at the gate. News media will need two photo identifications and proof of car insurance. Visitor parking is available in front of Bldg. 4200 on the southwest side.

For supporting materials for this news release -- such as photographs, fact sheets, video and audio files and more -- please visit the NASA Marshall Center Newsroom Web site at:

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/news



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