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Space Shuttle Atlantis' STS-115 Astronauts To Visit NASA's Marshall Center Nov. 1
10.30.06
 
June Malone
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
(Phone: 256.544.0034)

Media advisory: M06-122


What: Commander Brent Jett and crew members of Space Shuttle Atlantis' STS-115 mission will visit NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., Wednesday, Nov. 1. The mission, which flew Sept. 9-21, was the first in a series of missions that are among the most complex in space history. Atlantis delivered and installed the massive P3/P4 truss, a 35,000-pound, girder-like structure that is an integral part of the station's backbone, and two sets of solar arrays that will eventually provide one-quarter of the station's power.

Who: Commander Brent Jett and other STS-115 crew members

When: Wednesday, Nov. 1
10 a.m. CST -- STS-115 crew members will provide mission highlights in Morris Auditorium
11:20-11:35 a.m. -- Crew members will be available for news media interviews in the lobby of Building 4200.

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 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31. 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.