ASTRONAUT DANNY OLIVAS TO VISIT LOCAL SCHOOL
NEW ORLEANS, LA, 22-SEP-04 -- NASA astronaut John “Danny” Olivas will visit Thurgood Marshall Middle School, 4621 Canal Street, at 2:15 p.m. Thursday, September 23 to make a presentation to students.
Reporters and photographers are invited to attend Olivas’ presentation.
Olivas will be in New Orleans to present awards to Lockheed Martin Space Systems employees and teams at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility earlier that day. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) designs and builds the Space Shuttle External Tank at the Michoud facility in New Orleans.
A native of El Paso, Texas, Olivas joined the astronaut corps in 1998. He is currently assigned to technical responsibilities within the Robotics Branch of the Astronaut Office.
Media who wish to attend the presentation may call Marion LaNasa (Lockheed Martin) at 504-257-1307 or Dave Mouton (Thurgood Marshall) at 504-483-6120 for more information.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems -- Michoud Operations designs and assembles large aluminum and composite structures such as the Space Shuttle External Tank for aerospace and other applications at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.