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Michael Finneran
(757) 864-6121/6124

Sept. 1, 1999

RELEASE NO. 99-066

Congressmen to visit NASA Langley on budget mission

Senator Charles S. RobbU.S. Sen. Charles Robb and other congressmen will visit NASA Langley on Thursday, Sept. 2 on a fact-finding mission related to the proposed NASA budget cuts.

Representative Robert C. ScottAlso here will be Rep. Robert Scott, Rep. Herbert Bateman, and staffers from the offices of Sen. John Warner, Rep. Owen Pickett and Rep. Norman Sisisky.

Additionally, members of the mayor's task force fighting the budget cuts will attend the event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants will be available for interviews.

Representative Herbert H. BatemanAll of the presentations except the last will take place in the Pearl Young Theater. The last presentation will take place in a wind tunnel.

Senator John WarnerReporters who would like to cover this event should call Michael Finneran at 864-6121.

Representative Owen B. PickettRepresentative Norm Sisisky
9:00 - 9:15 Board buses at NASA Main Gate Reuben Goard
9:15 - 9:45 Welcome and Overview Dr. Jeremiah F. Creedon,
Center Director
9:45 - 10:05 NASA Langley's Contributions to Civil and Military Aviation Joe Chambers
10:05 - 10:20 Aviation Safety Michael Lewis
10:20 - 10:35 Aircraft Noise, Emissions Bill Willshire
10:35 - 10:40 Break N/A
10:40 - 11:00 Small Safe Air Transportation System Dr. Bruce Holmes
11:00 - 11:05 Closing Remarks Dr. Jeremiah F. Creedon,
Center Director
11:15 - 11:40 Supersonic / Hypersonic Research Tunnels Building John Paulson
Del Freeman
11:45 - 12:30 Lunch, NASA Cafeteria N/A

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