NASA Administrator Sean O’Keefe begins a tour of agency field
centers this week with a trip to NASA’s Langley Research Center,
Hampton, Va., on Thursday, Jan. 10. Administrator O’Keefe continues
his tour Jan. 17 with a visit to NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC)
in Houston.

Administrator 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.

The Administrator will be available to briefly speak with media
representatives during his tour of the Langley facility. For more
information and to make arrangements for access to Langley contact
Chris Rink at 757/864-6786.

During his trip to Houston, Administrator O’Keefe will be introduced
by U.S. House Majority Whip Tom DeLay (R-Texas). The two met Dec. 4
in the Representative’s Washington office. For information regarding
access to JSC during the Administrator’s Jan. 17 visit, contact the
newsroom at 281/483-5111.

The NASA Administrator plans to visit all the agency’s field centers
in the coming weeks. Additional information about Administrator
O’Keefe is available on the Internet at: