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Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
September 3, 2004
NASA Hosts Media Roundtable
NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe will outline the role of African Americans in the agency's Vision for Space Exploration in Washington Thursday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EDT.
Astronaut Joan Higginbotham will join the Administrator. NASA selected Higginbotham as an astronaut candidate in April 1996. She is assigned to STS-117 as a Mission Specialist.
Media interested in attending should contact Marta Metelko, NASA Headquarters, Washington, at: 202/358-1642 or Tomeika Blackwell, Goddard Space Flight Center Public Affairs, at: 301/286-0040, no later than 4:00 pm EDT on Wednesday. News media may participate via "monitor only" phone lines by contacting Metelko.
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