NASA TV to Air 2008 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Induction
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 2008 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday, May 3, at 3 p.m. EDT. The ceremony will take place at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Joining the hall of fame this year are former astronauts John Blaha; Loren Shriver; Bryan O'Connor, NASA's chief of Safety and Mission Assurance at NASA Headquarters in Washington; and Bob Cabana, center director of NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.
CNN correspondent John Zarrella will host the event. More than 25 hall-of-fame astronauts are scheduled to attend, including Scott Carpenter, John Young, Robert Crippen, Al Worden and Walt Cunningham.
Media interested in covering the event should contact Andrea Farmer at 321-449-4318 or Jillian McRae at 321-449-4273. For more information about the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, visit: http://www.kennedyspacecenter.com
For NASA TV downlink information, schedules and links to streaming video, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
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