Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon will address the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space 2000 Conference and Exposition on Sept. 19, 2000 at8:30 a.m. PDT. The topic of his speech is the Department of Defense's "Vision of Space." The AIAA conference will take place at the Long Beach Conference Center in Long Beach, Calif.
Following the speech, at 10:00 a.m. PDT, Secretary de Leon will have a media availability in the Press Room of the Long Beach Conference Center.
For more information on covering these events, media may contact Javier Mendoza of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics at (562) 797-5090.