NASA Hosts Virginia Governor's Aerospace Council
HAMPTON, Va. -- NASA Langley Research Center will host for the first time the Virginia Governor's Aerospace Advisory Council meeting here on Tuesday, June 12.
Following a morning business meeting and lunch, council members will tour NASA Langley facilities beginning at 12:30 p.m.
Media who wish to accompany council members on the tour should contact Chris Rink at 757-864-6786, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, by noon, June 12.
The Aerospace Advisory Council advises the governor on policy and funding to promote aerospace and the space exploration industry in Virginia. There are 19 council members; NASA Langley Center Director Lesa Roe is an active, non-voting member.
Council members will view some of NASA Langley's current research and development projects including the Hypersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (HIAD) -- inflatable aero shells and technologies suitable for delivering cargo to other planets and returning it from the International Space Station.
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