From: NASA HQ
Posted: Friday, June 2, 2017
Vice President Mike Pence will visit NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston on 18,000 applicants to carry the torch for future human space exploration. The event will air live at on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Additionally, the Vice President will tour the Christopher C. Kraft Jr. Mission Control Center and hear briefings on current human spaceflight operations.
Media who wish to cover the Vice President’s visit must contact the Johnson newsroom at 281-483-5111 no later than . Badges will be available morning at the Johnson Security Office, Bldg. 110, adjacent to the center's main gate off NASA Road One. Television media should plan to arrive at Johnson no later than to allow time for badging. Other media should arrive at the badging office no later than Transportation to events will be provided from the Bldg. 2 news center.
Media who already have requested credentials to cover the astronaut announcement event are not required to submit an additional request for the Vice President’s visit.
The new astronaut candidates could one day be performing research on the International Space Station, launching from American soil aboard spacecraft built by American companies, and traveling to the moon or even Mars with the help of NASA’s new Orion spacecraft and Space Launch System rocket.
Get more information on astronaut selection and information on the candidates after their introduction at:
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