Latest space news: Mike pence to visit NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston

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Vice President Mike Pence, with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, will visit NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston Thursday, Aug. 23.

To discuss the future of human space exploration and the agency’s plans to return to the Moon as a forerunner to future human missions to Mars.

The event will be held at 12:45 p.m. CDT in the Teague Auditorium at Johnson and will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

Media Schedule:

6:30-7:30 a.m. CDT – Media call time and pre-set for video cameras and tripods

7:30-9:30 a.m. CDT – Venue access closed to press for security sweep

9:30 a.m. CDT – Media re-entrance

12:45 p.m. CDT – Event begins