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For Release: July 15, 1997

H. Keith Henry
Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va.
Phone: 804-864-6120

RELEASE NO. 97-051


For those news media planning to cover NASA Langley's Open House:

o It is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m, Saturday, July 19, in Hampton, VA, at the north end of Armistead Avenue. Do NOT go to Langley Air Force Base.

o The NASA Langley Armistead and Wythe Creek gates will be open. A map of tour stops and other materials will be handed out at the gate. All visitors, including news media, should be able to freely drive around Center to tour stops.

o Time-sensitive photo opportunities include:

Visitors -- kids and adults, alike -- getting their photos taken with an astronaut from approximately 11 a.m. through 1 p.m. Cafeteria, B.1213.

Demonstration runs of the outdoor water-powered, 200-mph brake-testing carriage at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. One 5-second run at each time. Near B.1262 parking lot.

o Want help with anything? Before Saturday, call 864-6120. On the day of Open House, stop by the Open House News Media desk in the Langley Room, Reid Conference Center, B.1222 -- or call an Office of Public Affairs representative at.

Press Desk, B.1222 ...... 864-6377 or 864-6384

Cellular Phones ........... 715-0148 or 880-1240

Ask for Keith Henry or Mary Spracher.

o For Open House details, see our July 1 news release, following.

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