NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe, accompanied by U. S. Representative Tom
DeLay (R-Texas), will visit the Johnson Space Center Thursday, Jan. 17, as
the recently-appointed Administrator continues a tour of NASA’s 11 field

During his trip to Houston, O’Keefe will be introduced by House Majority
Whip Tom DeLay. The two met Dec. 4 in the Representative’s Washington

Media are invited to follow the Administrator and DeLay as they tour Johnson
Space Center facilities. O’Keefe will be available to speak briefly with
media at the conclusion of the tour.

Media wishing to participate in Thursday’s activities must contact the
newsroom no later than 4 p.m. today for accreditation. Transportation onsite
at JSC will be provided and media must be in place at the main gate no later
than 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17.

O’Keefe was sworn in Dec. 21 as the agency’s 10th chief, following his
confirmation by the U.S. Senate on Dec. 20. President George W. Bush
nominated him for the position Nov. 14.