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Monday, January 9, 2012

NASA Administrator Bolden To Tour Lockheed Martin, Hold Press Availability

Lauren B. Worley                              
Headquarters, Washington                                   

Joan Underwood
Lockheed Martin

WASHINGTON -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will tour Lockheed Martin's facilities near Denver on Tuesday, Jan. 10.

Bolden and Lockheed Martin's Vice President and General Manager for Human Spaceflight John Karas will hold a brief press availability after Bolden's tour on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 1:30 p.m.

Media who wish to attend should contact Joan Underwood at joan.b.underwood@lmco.com no later than 10 a.m. MST on Tuesday, Jan. 10.

For directions to the Lockheed Martin Waterton Facility, visit http://bit.ly/ypOM49.

Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor to NASA for Orion, a multipurpose exploration spacecraft designed to explore destinations throughout our solar system. The Orion spacecraft can be used for both crew and cargo transportation and is comprised of a crew module, service module and launch abort system.

www.nasa.gov/orion.

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