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Vice President Pence to Host First Meeting of the National Space Council

Press Release From: White House
Posted: Tuesday, October 3, 2017

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Vice President
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 3, 2017

VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE TO HOST FIRST MEETING OF THE NATIONAL SPACE COUNCIL

On Thursday, October 5, Vice President Mike Pence will host the first meeting of the National Space Council at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. The meeting will bring together all aspects and sectors of the national space enterprise for the first time in a quarter century. “Leading the Next Frontier: An Event with the National Space Council” will include testimonials from expert witnesses who represent the sectors of the space industry: Civil Space, Commercial Space, and National Security Space.

Media Details: National Space Council Meeting
Date: Thursday, October 5, 2017

Location:
National Air and Space Museum
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151

Media Schedule

*All time is local, EDT

7:00am: Media call time and pre-set for video cameras, tripods, and satellite trucks
8:00am–8:15am: Media with hand-held equipment or no equipment must arrive on site
7:45am-9:45am: A security sweep will take place at this time
8:30am-9:45am: Doors open to attendees
10:00am: National Space Council meeting begins

After the meeting, press will be permitted to remain on site for live shots.

Media Location Directions and Logistics:

Press pre-set entrance:

Volunteers will be on site to assist with directions and parking. Media should park in the main parking lot of the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Cable entrance: Cables should run through the northeast emergency exit door.

Press should enter through the museum’s main entrance.
 
Sat trucks: Satellite trucks should park on the north side of the building. Reserved space will be made available.

Camera throw: *50 feet*

Cable run: *800 feet*

Provided on site: Mult-box, power, Wi-Fi, and TV quality lighting will be available.

Media RSVP: Media must RSVP to pressrsvp@ovp.eop.gov by 5:00pm EDT on Wednesday, October 4, with the below information. At the venue, you will be required to present your press credential.

Full Name:
Network Affiliation:
Position (Camera, still photographer, reporter):
Cell Phone Number:
Email:

*Note if you are arriving with a satellite truck.

** For all on site and additional logistical questions, please contact Ben Kenney at 202-716-5007 or McKenzie Clift at 202-881-8709.**


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