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NASA Administrator To Visit Goddard In First Trip To A Field Center Post-Shutdown

October 22, 2013

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. Tuesday, Oct. 22 — his first visit to a NASA center since the end of the government shutdown. The visit is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. EDT.

Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, who is Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, will join Bolden at Goddard to view the latest launch preparations for the Global Precipitation Measurement and Magnetospheric Multiscale spacecraft, as well as the James Webb Space Telescope.

Media interested in attending the event should contact Ed Campion in Goddard’s Office of Communications to arrange access. He can be reached at 301-286-0697, 202-423-6285, or at edward.s.campion@nasa.gov. The deadline for accreditation is noon Tuesday.

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Source: NASA