Space Shuttle STS-120 Crew to Visit NASA Glenn's Plum Brook Station Dec. 17
CLEVELAND - The astronauts that delivered the Harmony module to the International Space Station will give a first-hand account of their flight on Monday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. to employees at Glenn's Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio.
Crew members visiting include Commander Pam Melroy, Pilot George Zamka, and mission specialists Scott Parazynski, Doug Wheelock and Stephanie Wilson. They will present a video of their flight, talk about their roles and take questions from the audience.
STS-120 was the 120th shuttle mission and the 23rd time a shuttle visited the International Space Station. The mission continued station construction adding a key component and featured an unprecedented spacewalk to repair a damaged solar array. The 15-day mission landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., on Nov. 7 after traveling 6.2 million miles in space.
Crew members will be available for a brief question-and-answer session with the news media from 3 to 3:15 p.m.
Media representatives interested in covering the event should contact Katherine Martin at 216-433-2406 by 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17.
For more information on the STS-120 mission, visit:
- end -
text-only version of this release
NASA Glenn Research Center news releases are available automatically by sending an Internet electronic mail message to:
Leave the subject and body blank. The system will reply with a confirmation via e-mail of each subscription. You must reply to that
message to begin your subscription.
To unsubscribe, address an e-mail message to:
Leave the subject and body blank.