What: Patrick Scheuermann, director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will discuss the Marshall Center's activities and outlook with community leaders, elected officials and industry partners at the annual Marshall Center Director's Breakfast on Wednesday, May 15, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville.
Scheuermann also will present the 2012 Marshall Center Contractor Excellence Awards, given annually to current prime contractors, subcontractors and suppliers who have made significant contributions to NASA's and Marshall's mission. The theme for this year's event, "We Do the Hard Stuff Together," emphasizes the importance of Marshall's partnerships with industry, government and academia, which are essential to the center's role in NASA's mission and long-range strategy, including development of the Space Launch System and support to the commercial space transportation industry.
When:7:30 - 9 a.m. - Marshall Center Director's Breakfast, with remarks by Director Patrick Scheuermann, Deputy Director Teresa Vanhooser, Chief Financial Officer Bill Hicks, Space Launch System Program Manager Todd May, Center Operations Manager Steve Doering and Bobby Watkins, director of the Office of Strategic Analysis & Communications.
7:45 - 7:55 a.m. - Marshall Space Flight Center Director Patrick Scheuermann will be available to the media.
Where: The Davidson Center for Space Exploration, U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville
To attend: News media interested in covering the event should contact the Marshall Public & Employee Communications Office at 256-544-0034 no later than 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 14.
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 website at http://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/news.
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