Wallops Media Roundtable With NASA'S Space Technology Director
Robert Strain, director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., and Wallops Director Bill Wrobel, will join Gazarik for the event. They will discuss Wallops' important role in the Space Technology Program and in the development of new cutting-edge technologies and innovations that will enable NASA's future missions in science, exploration and space operations.
Next year, Wallops will conduct critical high-altitude balloon and sounding rocket flights for two major Space Technology projects. They will test inflatable aerodynamic decelerators for safely returning cargo to Earth from the International Space Station and for landing large-scale payloads on planetary surfaces.
To attend the media roundtable or to participate via teleconference, journalists must contact Keith Koehler at 757-824-1579 or firstname.lastname@example.org by 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. Audio of the event will be streamed live at: