March 4 – 12, 2009 A partnership with NASA - Johnson Space Center and Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership
March 4, 2009 Media Relations Kickoff at the Texas Memorial Museum Resolution in the Senate Meetings with State Legislators Industry Reception
March 5, 2009 Meetings with State Legislators Exhibits throughout the Capitol Complex Resolution in the House of Representatives Educational Activities and Events on Lawn Luncheon Reception
March 6 – 8, 2009 LBJ Library - University of Texas - Austin Exploration Trailer Exhibits Educational Activities and Events
March 9 – 12, 2009 Bush Library – Texas A&M University Exploration Trailer Exhibits VIP Reception
Legislative Meetings 78 Travelers for our Legislative Meetings 56 Industry and Community Leaders 12 NASA 10 Students 19 Teams meeting with 158 offices 28 offices not met with received a drop off packet
Legislative Message JSC Economic Impact to the State Importance of the Texas Aerospace Scholars and Technology Outreach Programs to their District and to their Constituents NASA’s Contributions to our daily lives Space Matters to Texas!
Industry Reception Hosted by Industry Partners Jacobs MRI Technologies Lockheed Martin Cimarron The Boeing Company Hamilton Sundstrand United Space Alliance GeoControl Systems Barrios Technology MEI Technologies
Industry Reception Estimated 150 in attendance including representatives from 75+ State offices Speakers included Sen. Mike Jackson, Reps. John Davis, Larry Taylor and Ken Legler, Deputy JSC Director Dr. Ellen Ochoa and former JSC Director Lt. General Jefferson Howell Held in the Lt. Governor’s Reception Room 4 signed Space Shuttle Models – Door Prizes
Legislative Luncheon Hosted by BAHEP’s Aerospace Advisory Committee (AAC) Attended by over 350 guests Including more than 30 State Senators and State Representatives
Educational Events Media Coverage on all Austin TV Stations Astronaut Autographs in the Rotunda Over 2400 kids pre-registered to attend events 2500 visited the exploration trailer at Capitol Over 4300 students, teachers, and chaperones participated in the Educational Activities
Exhibits in the Capitol NASA coordinated all exhibits this year Static Exhibits in the ground flood rotunda Informational Display Boards Model Rockets NASA Art Exhibited in the Capitol Extension
Thank You Space Week Steering Committee Jeannie Kranz (Jacobs) Joe Mayer (LMCO) Kira Blackwell (Jacobs) Kim Nahas (USA) Joyce Abbey (SAIC) Jim McLaughlin (MRI) Pamela Workings (Boeing) Aileen McCall (Geologics) Brian Freedman(JSC) Linda Smith (JSC) Linda Matthews-Schmidt(JSC) Peggy Wooten (JSC) And our Travelers and Team Leaders
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