NASA Invites Media to Renaming Ceremony for West Virginia Facility

The Independent Verification and Validation Facility in Fairmont, West Virginia.
Credits: NASA

Media are invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, July 2, celebrating the renaming of NASAs Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Facility in Fairmont, West Virginia, after the West Virginia native and storied NASA icon.

U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, U.S. Representative David McKinley and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine are among the dignitaries presiding over the ceremony along with Johnsons daughters, Joylette and Katherine.

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