Press Release

DC Native Available to Discuss Role on Next NASA Space Shuttle Mission

By SpaceRef Editor
July 3, 2007
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DC Native Available to Discuss Role on Next NASA Space Shuttle Mission
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HOUSTON – NASA astronaut Benjamin Alvin Drew, Jr., a Washington, D.C. native who will fly on a space shuttle mission targeted to launch next month, will be available for satellite interviews from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. CDT Thursday, July 5.

To participate in the interviews, reporters should contact NASA’s Johnson Space Center Newsroom at 281-483-5111 no later than 5 p.m. CDT Tuesday, July 3. The Johnson newsroom will be closed Wednesday, July 4.

Drew, a U.S. Air Force colonel, will serve as a mission specialist aboard space shuttle Endeavour

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