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STELLAR AWARDS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Welcome to our page for frequently asked questions (FAQ's) about the RNASA Stellar Awards and events of May 8, 2009. This page may be updated as the clock ticks away to the events of May 8 -- we'll add more questions and answers as they come in! Click here if you have any questions!

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What is appropriate dress for gentlemen at the tours, luncheon, and banquet?

Gentlemen, please dress comfortably for the tours and luncheon. Casual business dress is appropriate at the luncheon and during the tour (please note that pictures will be taken at the luncheon).  The banquet is a formal, black tie event. If you are in the military, Mess Dress is appropriate.  Please see the event information page for information about a discount on tuxedos for RNASA guests at Al's Formal Wear. 
 

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What is appropriate dress for ladies at the tours, luncheon, and banquet?

Ladies, please dress comfortably for the tours and luncheon. Casual business dress is appropriate at the luncheon and during the tour (please note that pictures will be taken at the luncheon).  The banquet is a formal, black tie event. Ladies dresses are typically floor-length evening wear. Some ladies also wear cocktail dresses or formal pantsuits. If you are in the military, Mess Dress is also appropriate.

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Will I need to arrange transportation between events on May 8?

Buses will provide transportation from the Hyatt Regency Houston on the morning of May 8 to the Johnson Space Center tours, to the luncheon, and then back to the Hyatt prior to the evening banquet. Local guests attending the morning tours of JSC can meet the buses at JSC's Gilruth Center and will be returned to Gilruth at the end of the tours, prior to the luncheon. All other transportation must be arranged by the nominee or the nominee's organization. Please see the agenda for more details about the events during the day on May 8.

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May I bring my children to the events on May 8? 

The events on May 8, including the tours, luncheon, and evening banquet, are not appropriate for children under the age of 10.  The Hyatt Regency Houston Concierge can provide babysitting information, and you may contact the hotel at (713) 654-1234. Also, please remember that each nominee (or nominated team representative) may only bring one guest to the luncheon and tours.
  

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After I have RSVP'd for events on the day of May 8, what do I need to do in order to make changes?

Please contact Shelley Baccus at (281) 244-9807, shelley.baccus-1@nasa.gov as soon as possible to make reservation changes.

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Are cameras allowed on the Johnson Space Center tour and at the banquet?

Yes, cameras are allowed for all events that you will attend on May 8.

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Last Updated 2/21/2009
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