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Jennifer Stanfield
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.

Marshall Center Acting Director Gene Goldman to Host Center Director's Breakfast, Present Contractor Awards May 17
What: Gene Goldman, Acting Director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will discuss the Marshall Center's activities and outlook with community leaders, elected officials and industry partners at the annual Marshall Center Director's Breakfast on Thursday, May 17, at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville.

Goldman also will present the 2011 Marshall Center Contractor Excellence Awards, given annually to current prime contractors, subcontractors and suppliers who have made significant contributions to NASA's and Marshall's mission. The theme of this year’s event, "People, Progress, Partnerships," will focus on Marshall's accomplishments over the past year and how they support NASA's mission and long-range strategy, including development of the Space Launch System, support to the commercial space transportation industry, and the importance of partnerships with government, industry and academia.

When: 7:30-9 a.m.

Where: The Davidson Center for Space Exploration, U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville

To attend: News media interested in covering the event should contact the Marshall Public & Employee Communications Office at 256-544-0034 no later than 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 16.

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