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September 15, 2003
NASA - Dryden Flight Research Center - News Room: News Releases: NASA, DRYDEN FRC REPRESENTED AT TEST PILOTS SYMPOSIUM


September 15, 2003

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Note to Editors: NASA plays a key role in the Society of Experimental Test Pilots' (SETP) Centennial of Flight symposium Sept. 24 - 27 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Current and former NASA Dryden staff taking part in this commemoration of the Wright brothers' historic flight include Vance Brand, Scott Crossfield, Bill Dana, Gordon Fullerton, Fitz Fulton, Dale Reed, Ed Schneider and Rogers Smith. For the event's banquet Sept. 27, guests include astronauts Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Scott Carpenter, Eugene Cernan, Eileen Collins, Robert Crippen, James Lovell, Wally Schirra, and Richard Truly. This year's symposium features a number of historical presentations documenting a century of flight, and includes a large exhibit from Dryden.

Attendance and registration are open to non-members of the society who are interested in taking part in this centennial event. Registration information is available online at:


Media members wanting to interview NASA Dryden participants may contact Gray Creech at 276-2662 to schedule interviews before the event.

Details about the centennial SETP symposium are available from the SETP office by calling (661) 942-9574.

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