Kennedy News

Candrea Thomas
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Michael Braukus
Headquarters, Washington

Chris Chavez
United Launch Alliance

July 15, 2011
NASA, United Launch Alliance Announce New Commercial Crew Agreement
DENVER -- NASA and United Launch Alliance (ULA) managers will hold a news conference on Monday, July 18, at ULA headquarters in Centennial, Colo., to announce a new Commercial Crew Development agreement.

The news conference will begin at 11 a.m. MDT in the first floor conference center.

To participate, journalists must RSVP to ULA's Chris Chavez at by 9 a.m. MDT on Monday. Reporters also may participate by calling 800-951-1214. Media representatives must call by 11:15 a.m. to join the news conference.

The briefing participants are:
-- Ed Mango, NASA Commercial Crew Development program manager
-- Dan Collins, chief operating officer, ULA
-- Dr. George Sowers, vice president, ULA business development

For information about United Launch Alliance, visit:

For information on NASA's Commercial Crew Development Program, visit:


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