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Space Station Astronaut John Phillips to Visit NASA’s Marshall Center Friday, Feb. 10
Steve Roy
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
(Phone: 256.544.0034)

Media Advisory: 06-015

International Space Station Flight Engineer John Phillips What: International Space Station Expedition 11 Flight Engineer John Phillips will visit NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., Friday, Feb. 10. During his six-month mission in space, Phillips saw the space shuttle's return to flight in a mission to the station. He also became the first person to testify before the U.S. Congress from space. Phillips presented his testimony via satellite before the House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics. Expedition 11 -- the 11th research mission to the station -- began in April 2005 and ended in October 2005.

Who: John Phillips, Expedition 11 space station astronaut

When: Friday, Feb. 10, 9 – 9:15 a.m.

Where: Phillips will be available for news media interviews in the Payload Operations Center. News media should meet escorts at the Joint Visitor Control Center at Redstone Arsenal Gate 9, and then proceed to the Payload Operations Center.

To attend: News media interested in covering the event should contact Steve Roy at the Marshall Public & Employee Communications Office at (256) 544-0034. Media must report to the Redstone Arsenal Joint Visitor Control Center at Gate 9, Interstate 565 interchange at Rideout Road/Research Park Boulevard. Vehicles are subject to a security search at the gate. News media will need two photo identifications and proof of car insurance. Visitor parking is available in front of Bldg. 4200 on the southwest side.

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