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Elvia H. Thompson
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-1696)

Heidi Tringe
Women in Aerospace, Washington
(Phone: 202/288-4556)
April 29, 2005
NASA Administrator Addresses Women in Aerospace
NASA Administrator Michael D. Griffin is speaking to the Women in Aerospace (WIA) organization, as it celebrates its 20th year, on May 3. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. EDT at the Capitol Hill Club, 300 First Street, SE, Washington. The event is open to the news media.

Griffin will discuss NASA's efforts to implement the Vision for Space Exploration, safely return the Space Shuttle to flight and other issues of interest to the aerospace community.

To attend, news media should contact Eileen McGowan, WIA's VP for Programs, at: or 301/347-3431.

WIA is dedicated to expanding women's opportunities for leadership and increasing their visibility in the aerospace community. Its membership, women and men, shares an interest in a broad spectrum of aerospace issues. Areas of interest include human space flight, aviation, remote sensing, satellite communications, robotic space exploration, and the policy issues surrounding these fields.

For information about WIA on the Internet, visit:

For more information about Administrator Griffin and NASA programs on the Internet, visit:


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