NASA Administrator to Discuss Agency’s Journey to Mars at Center for American Progress

October 27, 2015
MEDIA ADVISORY M15-156

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will speak about the agency’s accomplishments of the last six years and how they are advancing NASA’s journey to Mars at event hosted by the Center for American Progress in Washington from 10 to 11 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, Oct. 28.

The event will air live on NASA Television and on the agency’s website at: http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv

The agency announced on Oct. 8 the release of its report, NASA’s Journey to Mars: Pioneering Next Steps in Space Exploration, which outlines a plan to reach Mars in three phases: technology demonstrations and research aboard the International Space Station; hardware and procedure development in the proving ground around the moon; and send astronauts to the Red Planet.

The Center for American Progress is located at 1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor. Media interested in attending this event should contact the Center for American Progress at:

https://www.americanprogress.org/events/2015/10/19/123515/human-space-exploration-the-next-steps/?evlc=rsvp

The event also will be live-streamed at:

https://www.americanprogress.org/events/2015/10/19/123515/human-space-exploration-the-next-steps/

To learn more about NASA’s journey to Mars, including the agency’s latest scientific exploration of the Red Planet, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/journeytomars

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