ADVISORY FOR THURSDAY JUNE 1ST & FRIDAY JUNE 2ND: Summer Lee to Host NASA Administrator Pam Melroy in a 2 Day Pittsburgh Space Week Tour 

May 31, 2023
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ADVISORY FOR THURSDAY JUNE 1ST & FRIDAY JUNE 2ND: Summer Lee to Host NASA Administrator Pam Melroy in a 2 Day Pittsburgh Space Week Tour 

Thursday, June 1st – 12:00 PM at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel in Station Square

Congresswoman Summer Lee will attend a panel with Steve Winn (Founder of Mirasol Capital & COSM), John Thorton (CEO of Astrobotic), Jason Brown (Director at Carnegie Science Center), and Mayor Ed Gainey to announce the kickoff of the Master Vision Planning Process for the Establishment of a Keystone Space and Defense Innovation District on Pittsburgh’s North Side known as “The District.”

The panel will conclude with a 5 minute audience Q&A followed by a 30 minute time slot to meet and answer questions with the media in the reserved media room.

WHO: Congresswoman Summer Lee, Mayor Ed Gainey, Steve Winn, John   
            Thorton & Jason Brown

WHAT: Kickoff of Master Vision Planning Process for the Establishment of a
            Keystone Space and Defense Innovation District on Pittsburgh’s North Side

WHERE: Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square (300 West Station Square
            Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15219)

WHEN: Thursday, June 1st at 12:00 PM


Friday, June 2nd – Pittsburgh Space Tour with NASA Deputy Administrator, Pam Melroy 

10 am ET – Environmental Charter Middle School: Congresswoman Summer Lee and NASA Deputy Administrator, Pam Melroy, will take a tour of the Robotics classroom, meet & greet with students & deliver remarks to Middle School kids, along with some Q & A as well.

WHO: Congresswoman Summer Lee & NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy

WHAT: Meeting & greet with students, tour robotics classroom, deliver remarks to               
            students, participate in a Q&A.

WHERE: 5525 Columbo St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

WHEN: Friday, June 2nd at 10:00 AM

12 pm ET – Keynote at Keystone Space Collaborative Conference at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel in Station Square: Congresswoman Lee will attend the Keystone Space Collaborative Conference for day 2 of the event and will be introducing NASA Deputy Administrator, Pam Melroy, following her remarks.

WHO:  Congresswoman Summer Lee, NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy, Industry Leaders From Astrobotic, Blue Origin and many others, Elected/Appointed Officials From PA/WV/OH, DOD, NASA

WHAT:  Keynote Speakers Discussing the Establishment of a Keystone Space and Defense Innovation District on Pittsburgh’s North Side

WHERE: Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square (300 West Station Square  
            Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15219)

WHEN:  Friday, June 2nd, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

2 pm ET – Astrobotic tour with NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy

WHO: Congresswoman Summer Lee & NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy

WHAT: Both Summer Lee & Pam Melroy will tour the 47,000 square foot complex which is the largest private facility in the world dedicated to lunar logistics 

WHERE: 1016 N Lincoln Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

WHEN: Friday, June 2nd at 2:00 PM

Press must RSVP here.

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