Press Release

NASA Astronaut Featured at Glenn’s Visitor Center on July 19

By SpaceRef Editor
July 11, 2008
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CLEVELAND — Astronaut Lee Morin will be the featured speaker at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, at the Third Saturday Program in the Visitor Center auditorium at NASA’s Glenn Research Center.

Morin will discuss his spaceflight experience as a mission specialist on space shuttle Atlantis mission STS-110 in April 2002. While Atlantis was docked with the International Space Station, he performed two spacewalks. Morin also will talk about what it takes to become an astronaut.

Morin has a connection to Northeast Ohio, graduating from the Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio, in 1970.

Media interested in covering this event are asked to please contact Sally Harrington at 216-433-2037 or the media relations office at 216-433-2901 to be cleared through security.

For additonal information on this event, go to:

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/events/vc_july.html

For more information about the Visitor Center, including upcoming events, call 216-433-2000 or visit:

http://visit.grc.nasa.gov

SpaceRef staff editor.