Press Release

Media Advisory: Warner, Wolf and NASA Administrator to Speak at Aurora Dedication

By SpaceRef Editor
July 27, 2006
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What: Dedication of Aurora Flight Sciences’ 50,000 square foot Product Development Facility located at the Manassas Regional Airport. The facility will be the headquarters of the company’s engineering organization and will be used to develop the ARES Mars Airplane and Aurora’s GoldenEye(R) and Excalibur tactical unmanned aircraft.

Who: Local, state and national leaders from Northern Virginia and executives from Aurora Flight Sciences. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Senator John Warner (R-VA), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee
  • Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA), Chairman of the Science, State, Justice and Commerce and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee
  • Dr. Michael Griffin, NASA Administrator
  • Dr. John Langford, President & Chief Executive Officer, Aurora Flight Sciences

When: Monday, July 31 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Media availability after event

Where: 9950 Wakeman Drive
Manassas, VA 20110
Driving directions available at

About Aurora Flight Sciences

Aurora Flight Sciences(R) is a leader in unmanned aerial vehicle technology for research, defense and homeland security organizations. For more than 17 years, Aurora Flight Sciences has expanded the limits of unmanned flight through the design and manufacture of innovative aircraft. Aurora specializes in the manufacture of composite and metal aerostructures for manned and unmanned aircraft. Learn more about Aurora Flight Sciences by visiting the company’s website at

CONTACT: Chuck Wilkins of Aurora Flight Sciences, +1-703-396-6304, mobile: +1-703-380-5373,

SpaceRef staff editor.