LOCKHEED MARTIN TO HOLD COLUMBIA MEMORIAL SERVICE
New Orleans, LA, 29-JAN-04 -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will conduct a memorial service for the Columbia astronauts who died one year ago when their orbiter was lost over Texas.
The service will take place at 8 a.m. Monday, February 2 at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in eastern New Orleans where Lockheed Martin designs and builds the Space Shuttle External Tank.
Reporters and photographers wishing to cover the service should arrive at Building 101 at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility no later than 7:40 a.m. Building 101 is ? mile east of the main administration building (Bldg 350) on Old Gentilly Road.
The brief memorial service will begin promptly at 8 a.m. inside the production facility. Interested media may contact Harry Wadsworth at 257-0094 or beeper at 572-8233.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems -- Michoud Operations designs and assembles large aluminum and composite structures for aerospace and other applications.