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Monday, March 26, 2012

NASA Deputy Administrator Garver To Visit Fairfax County School Tuesday

Lauren B. Worley
Headquarters, Washington                                   
Shawn Flaherty
Creative Strategies Public Relations, Ashburn, Va.
WASHINGTON -- NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will speak to the Luther Jackson Middle School in Falls Church, Va., on Tuesday at 1:15 p.m. EDT.

The event is part of the USA Science and Engineering Festival’s Nifty Fifty (times 2) Program. The Nifty Fifty program sends more than 100 top scientists and engineers into Washington-area schools before the festival to inspire middle and high school students' passion for science and engineering.

Media representatives interested in covering the event should contact Shawn Flaherty at 703-554-3609.

The festival will take place April 28-29 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at 801 Mount Vernon Place NW in Washington. As the country's only national science festival, this venue increases public awareness about the importance of science and encourages youth to pursue careers in science and engineering
For more information about the festival, visit

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