CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO
300 Plaza Centre One
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0009; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: Nov. 12, 2002
UI engineering lecture on international space station Nov. 14
Laurie Darling, Flight Design & Dynamics Division, NASA, Johnson Space
Center, Houston, will deliver a Caterpillar Distinguished Lecture at 4:30
p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in Room 1505 of the Seamans Center for the Engineering
Arts and Sciences.
She plans to discuss "NASA's Role in the International Space Station
Program." The International Space Station, involving teams from 16 countries
worldwide, is the most ambitious project of its kind in NASA's history.
The lecture, free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by the University
of Iowa College of Engineering, the department of mechanical and industrial
engineering, and the Caterpillar Foundation.
The Caterpillar Distinguished Lecture Colloquium is made possible by grants
awarded to the UI College of Engineering through the UI Foundation by the
Caterpillar Foundation of Peoria, Ill. The grants comprise the Caterpillar
Excellence Fund, which aids student, faculty and curriculum development in
the College of Engineering.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-sponsored
events. People requiring an accommodation in order to participate in this
program are asked to contact in advance the UI College of Engineering at (319)