Crew members of the Space Shuttle Atlantis STS-110 – who flew the first
cluster of three improved Main Engines managed by NASA’s Marshall Space
Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., – will visit Marshall Wednesday, May
22. During their mission to the International Space Station, the
astronauts installed the 43-foot-long S-Zero Truss — the backbone for
future Space Station expansion. They also delivered several new
Marshall-managed experiments and returned others to scientists on Earth.

The crew will present “Silver Snoopy” awards to Marshall employees who
contributed to the success of the Space Shuttle or International Space
Station programs.


Wednesday, May 22

During their visit with NASA and contractor employees, the crew will:

* 10 -11 a.m. – Show a video and talk about their mission

* 11-11:30 a.m. – Sign autographs and meet with representatives of the
news media

* 12:30-2:30 p.m. – Present “Silver Snoopy” awards to Marshall team


STS-110 crew: Commander Michael Bloomfield; Pilot Stephen N. Frick; and
Mission Specialists Ellen Ochoa and Rex J. Walheim


Bldg. 4200, Morris Auditorium. News media should check in at the Marshall
Center Bldg. 4200 lobby security desk)

To attend:

News media interested in covering the event should contact Martin Jensen
of the Marshall Media Relations Department at (256) 544-0034. Media must
enter at Redstone Arsenal Gate 1. Vehicles are subject to security search
at the gate. News media will need two photo identifications and proof of
car insurance.