**** Please RSVP by 10/20/2011. Contributions toward a gift are welcome **** Please join the National Technical Association on October 29, 2011 at 6:30 PM for a Celebratory Dinner honoring the lifetime achievements our very own Dr. Katherine Goble Johnson at the Carver Memorial Presbyterian Church, 830 25th Street, Newport News, VA 23607. Katherine G. Johnson, NASA pioneer, was born in 1918 in White Sulphur Springs, WV. Since graduating from high school at the age of 14, she has blessed this nation with a long and impressive career as an educator, mathematician, NASA "human computer," community leader, motivational speaker, national officer, volunteer, and mentor. She is widely recognized as a member of the NASA teams that calculated spacecraft trajectories for human space flight for the NASA Mercury and Apollo Programs. Please come out and celebrate with us as we honor her life and career on October 29, 2011. There is limited seating, so reserve your place today (please see the attached invitation and RSVP card). The RSVP deadline is October 20, 2011. Gifts, tributes, personal and congratulatory letters are welcome. For more information, please contact Dr. Christine Darden, cmdarden@xxxxxxx -or- 757-373-1708. This event is sponsored by the Hampton Roads Chapter of The National Technical Association (NTA) Inc. and the NTA National Headquarters. NTA is the nation's oldest technical professional association of minority scientists and engineers. Incorporated in 1926, NTA's membership consists of minority scientists, engineers, architects, mathematicians, computer specialists, and math/science educators in all fields of endeavor. Our chapters provide services nationally to assist government, industry, and academia to identify, train, and support students and professionals under-represented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. [cid:image001.gif@01CC8A76.3BCC71D0] VTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVT Michael A. Chapman, P.E. Head, Technologies Application Branch - GFTD NASA Langley Research Center Michael.A.Chapman@xxxxxxxx<mailto:Michael.A.Chapman@xxxxxxxx> 757-864-4687 (w) 757-864-4799 (f) 757-827-9971 (h) VTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVT "The Secret Of Your Future Is Hidden In Your Daily Routine" P Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail.