Members of the news media are invited to two-day conference on NASA’s progress
in meeting its goals in the aerospace industry.

On May 16 and 17, NASA presents the agency’s third annual report to the
aeronautics industry and public-at-large. The conference, called “Turning Goals
Into Reality,” will be held in Washington, DC, at the Ronald Reagan
International Trade Center, 12th Street and Pennsylvania Ave., NW.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Innovation in Aerospace Transportation.”

Conference speakers and panelists will explore what is new and what is needed in
aerospace transportation to keep our growing economy on track, create new
markets in air travel and commercial space, and improve the quality of life for
all citizens through safe, affordable and accessible air travel.

Reporters planning to attend the conference should contact Michael Braukus, NASA
Office of Public Affairs, at 202/358-1979.

Please consult the conference Web site for more information about the event’s
session topics and moderators. The Web address is: