NASA Spotlights Moon to Mars Plans at Feb. 10 ‘State of NASA’ Events

NASA Spotlights Moon to Mars Plans at Feb. 10 ‘State of NASA’ Events

NASA centers across the country are opening their doors Monday, Feb. 10, to media and social media for “State of NASA” events, including a televised program featuring remarks from Rep. Steven Palazzo (MS-4) and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on the agency’s mission to travel to the Moon, Mars, and worlds beyond.

Events at NASA centers, which coincide with the White House’s release of NASA’s financial year 2021 budget, will include media tours and presentations on the agency’s exploration goals, innovative technologies developed and under development, scientific discoveries made as NASA explores Earth and our universe, and advancements in next-generation aviation.

Bridenstine will speak to the agency’s workforce at 1 p.m. EST from Stennis Space Center, near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. His remarks will air survive NASA Television and therefore the agency’s website.

At Stennis, media and social media will have a chance to attend the administrator’s address and visit center facilities, including the A and B Test Complexes and Aerojet Rocketdyne Engine Assembly Facility. Other NASA centers also will host media and social media tours following Bridenstine’s remarks.

Media curious about attending the Stennis event should contact Lacy Thompson at 228-688-3749 or no later than 4 p.m. CST Thursday, Feb. 6. Attending media must reach INFINITY Science Center no later than 7:30 a.m. Feb. 10 with one sort of government-issued photo identification for badging, security clearance, and group transport onto Stennis.

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