NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center will host a press day at 9 a.m. on Thursday, February 15, in the first-floor lobby of Building 4221 at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, to introduce the Center’s new Director, Joseph Pelfrey. . The media is invited to meet and speak with Pelfrey about his role.
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson named Pelfrey director of Marshall on February 5. Pelfrey had served as acting director of the center since July 2023. Appointed to the Senior Executive Service in 2016, Pelfrey served as associate director of operations in Engineering, later becoming deputy director and later manager of the Office of Operations and Development of Marshall Human Exploration. He was named assistant director of the Marshall center in April 2022.
Members of the media interested in participating must request their credentials by 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13 to Lance Davis: 256-640-9065 or firstname.lastname@example.org. from NASA media accreditation policy is available online.
Media must be escorted to this event and must report to the Redstone Arsenal Joint Visitor Control Center, Gate 9, Interstate 565 at Research Park Boulevard by 8 a.m. on February 15. Vehicles are subject to a security search at the gate, so please wait. extra time. All members of the media (drivers and passengers) will need photo identification. Drivers should be prepared to provide proof of auto insurance if requested.
NASA Marshall It is one of the agency’s largest field centers and manages NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, home to some of the largest elements of the SLS (Space Launch System) rocket and the Orion spacecraft for the Sagebrush Campaigns are created. The center is also responsible for the oversight and execution of an approximately $5 billion portfolio comprised of human spaceflight, science and technology development efforts. Its staff is made up of nearly 7,000 employees, including officials and contractors.
Learn more about Pelfrey in his online biography at:
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