[sarex] NASA Administrator Michael Griffin Visits China
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> Sept. 22, 2006
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> NASA ADMINISTRATOR MICHAEL GRIFFIN VISITS CHINA
> NASA Administrator Michael Griffin begins a trip to China this
> weekend, marking the first time a NASA administrator visits the
> Griffin is making this visit at the invitation of Laiyan Sun,
> administrator of the China National Space Administration. His visit
> runs from Saturday to Thursday. The trip includes stops in Beijing
> and Shanghai. During his trip, Griffin will tour a number of
> aerospace facilities.
> "My goal is to become acquainted with my counterparts in China and to
> understand their goals for space exploration," Griffin said.
> Senior NASA officials accompanying Griffin to China include Associate
> Administrator for Space Operations William Gerstenmaier, Assistant
> Administrator for External Relations Michael O'Brien and NASA
> astronaut Shannon Lucid, all of whom have extensive experience
> working with international space programs.
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