The Boeing Company and the American
Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) have invited some
“out-of-this-world guests” to speak to students and teachers at the Long Beach
Convention Center on 24 September 2003, at 10:55 AM during the SPACE 2003
Conference. International Space Station Expedition Seven crewmembers Yuri
Malenchenko and Edward Lu will answer live questions posed by students from
Lakewood High School, St. Cyprian Catholic School, Bancroft Middle School,
Carson High School, California State University at Long Beach, the U.S. Air
Force Academy, and other schools in the Long Beach area.

Additionally, at 1 PM that day, former astronaut Dr. Roger Crouch and
current astronaut Clayton Anderson will discuss astronaut training and their

Exciting students to become the next generation of pioneers and explorers
is one of the main goals of Education Alley, a three-day event in the SPACE
2003 exhibition hall. Attendees will be treated to exhibits and presentations
by Dr. Charles Justiz, NASA research pilot, representatives from Civil Air
Patrol Aerospace Education, the U.S. Air Force Academy Astronautics
Department, California State University at Long Beach Aerospace Engineering
Department, NASA Connect, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Office of Education,
the Air Force Research Laboratory, and the Space Store to name a few.

AIAA’s SPACE 2003 is the premier space conference and exposition of the
year. The Boeing Company is the event sponsor; Space News is the media
sponsor; other supporters include the California Space Authority, NASA, and
the U.S. Air Force Space Command. SPACE 2003 is organized by AIAA. To attend
any of the events in Education Alley, please register at the Education Booth
in the registration area of the Long Beach Convention Center.

More information about SPACE 2003 can be found at .