August 29, 2008
NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility Closes For Hurricane Gustav
To: SCIENCE EDITORS
Contact: John Yembrick, Headquarters, Washington, +1-202-358- 0602, [email protected], or Steve Roy, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala., +1-256-544-0034, [email protected], both of NASA; or Harry Wadsworth, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Michoud Assembly Facility, New Orleans, +1-504-257-0094, [email protected]
Center storm updates will be available online at the agency's emergency operation center Web site at:
Michoud employees and reporters may check facility status at 800- 611-3116, or by visiting:
Michoud provides vital support to NASA's exploration and discovery missions. Its capabilities include the production of large aluminum and composite structures for aerospace and other applications, including exploration vehicles under development at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., and other NASA field centers.
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