Saturday, May 16, 2015

NASA, state note partnership

BATON ROUGE, La. -- NASA, its Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans and the State of Louisiana celebrated their long partnership during the 2015 NASA Louisiana Aerospace Day Thursday. Patrick Scheuermann, director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., which manages Michoud, astronaut Rick Mastracchio and other NASA and Michoud officials met with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and other state leaders. NASA's economic, educational and cultural contributions to the state were recognized by proclamations in the House and Senate, while displays in the rotunda and on the lawn gave visitors a look at work underway on the Space Launch System, Orion and other NASA projects. (Source: SpaceRef, 05/15/15)