Press Release

New NASA Administrator to Visit Dryden Flight Research Center

By SpaceRef Editor
January 28, 2002
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NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe will make his first visit to
the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif., January 31.
O’Keefe will meet with NASA Dryden employees and inspect facilities
and aircraft at this cutting-edge aeronautical research facility.

A brief opportunity for media members to talk with O’Keefe is
scheduled from 3-3:20 p.m. at Dryden. Media members who want to
attend this session should call Beth Hagenauer at NASA Dryden public
affairs at (661) 276-7960. Media must be U. S. citizens, provide
full name, date and place of birth, driver’s license number and last
six digits of their social security number. Two forms of photo ID are
required for media to enter Edwards Air Force Base, where Dryden is
located. Expect delays at the Edwards Air Force Base west gate. The
west gate off Highway 14 at Rosamond, Calif., will be the only
entrance for media.

O’Keefe, who was sworn in as NASA Administrator on Dec. 21,
is visiting all NASA centers to learn their capabilities. After his
visit to Dryden, he will tour the Ames Research Center near San
Francisco.

SpaceRef staff editor.