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NASA DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR LORI GARVERTO CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING MISSION
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NASA DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR LORI GARVERTO CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING MISSION AT NASA WEEKEND AT THE INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
11/16/2009
 
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NASA DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR LORI GARVERTO CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF
APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING MISSION AT NASA WEEKEND AT THE
INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM

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WEEKEND ACTIVITIES INCLUDE NASA INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA EXHIBITS AND
OUTER WORLDLY DEMONSTRATIONS


As part of NASA weekend at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan, NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will share her experiences and offer insight on NASA programs with museum visitors on Saturday, November 21st from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.  Garver will be available for one-on-one interviews from 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM.

As deputy administrator, Garver is NASA’s second in command and is responsible for providing leadership, planning and policy direction for the agency.  Garver was nominated for the position by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 2009.

The weekend, which celebrates the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first successful lunar landing mission which took place in July 1969, will include interactive programs and demonstrations paying tribute to NASA’s efforts and achievements.

Among the NASA artifacts and multimedia programs and exhibits that visitors will experience all weekend are lunar samples, a 3-D Mars presentation with a Mars Rover, an authentic Mars Mark III space suit model and the history of Apollo revealed through graphics and models. 

The USS Intrepid served as a primary NASA recovery vessel before being decommissioned in 1974.

DATE: Saturday, November 21st

TIMES: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Public Presentation
             12:00 PM – 12:30 PM: Garver available for interviews
               
PLACE: Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue) Manhattan