The public is invited to share the flight experiences of the five-member
STS-98 crew at 6:30 p.m. April 4 at Space Center Houston. In a special
ceremony in Space Center Houston’s IMAX Theater, the astronauts will
receive their NASA Space Flight Medals, and other space workers will be
recognized with awards from Johnson Space Center Acting Director Roy S.
Estess. The Atlantis crew will narrate a slide show and video
presentation highlighting the recent 12-day mission. During the flight,
STS-98 crew Commander Kenneth Cockrell, Pilot Mark Polansky and Mission
Specialists Marsha Ivins, Robert Curbeam, Jr., and Thomas Jones
delivered and installed the United States Laboratory ìDestinyî to the
International Space Station.

The event begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the
public. Due to limited seating and first-come, first-served admission,
visitors should plan to arrive early. Space Center Houston doors open
for the event at 6:00 p.m.