Oklahoma City, OK
For Immediate Release
What: Press availability and one-on-one opportunity with six Oklahomans connected to NASA and manned space flight.
When: Wednesday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Who: We have divided the group into three interest areas -
Representing astronauts: Tom Stafford (Gemini 6 & 9, Apollo 10 and Apollo-Soyuz) and John Herrington (space Shuttle). They are the oldest and youngest Oklahoma astronauts.
Representing Mission Control: John Aaron (EECOM for Gemini & Apollo and Asst. NASA Administrator for Exploration) and Milt Heflin (EECOM Shuttle, Chief Flight Director, Assistant Director-Technical)
Representing Planetary Exploration: Ben Clark (Lockheed-Martin and Chief Planetary Scientist) and Donna Shirley (Mariner 10, Cassini, Mars Program Manager, Sojourner)
Where: Oklahoma History Center Chesapeake Event Center
Additional Information: The six will be given an opportunity to make general comments, led by Bill Moore, before breaking into 1-on-1 interviews. This will a great opportunity to meet and interview the "behind the scenes" Oklahomans involved with NASA and our space program.
Those wishing to do live shots at Noon, and/or live shots for early evening newscasts are welcome to do so. Please advise me of your plans so I can arrange interview subjects for you. Call 522-5241 or email me at email@example.com at make the arrangements.