[meteorite-list] NASA Hosts Nov. 29 News Conference About Mercury Polar Regions
From: Ron Baalke <baalke_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 12:16:54 -0800 (PST)
Nov. 26, 2012
dwayne.c.brown at nasa.gov
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Md.
paulette.campbell at jhuapl.edu
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NASA HOSTS NOV. 29 NEWS CONFERENCE ABOUT MERCURY POLAR REGIONS
WASHINGTON -- NASA will host a news conference at 2 p.m. EST on
Thursday, Nov, 29, to reveal new observations from the first
spacecraft to orbit the planet Mercury. The briefing will be held in
the NASA Headquarters auditorium, located at 300 E St. SW in
Science Journal has embargoed details until 2 p.m. on Nov. 29. The
news conference will be carried live on NASA Television and the
NASA's Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging,
or MESSENGER spacecraft has been studying Mercury in unprecedented
detail since its historic arrival there in March 2011.
The news conference participants are:
- Jim Green, director, Planetary Science Division, NASA
- Sean Solomon, MESSENGER Principal Investigator, Lamont-Doherty
Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, N.Y.
- David Lawrence, MESSENGER Participating Scientist, The Johns
Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Md.
- Gregory Neumann, Mercury Laser Altimeter Instrument Scientist,
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
- David Paige, MESSENGER Participating Scientist, University of
California, Los Angeles
Journalists may attend the briefing in-person, ask questions from
participating NASA locations and join by phone or via Twitter using
the hashtag #askNASA.
For NASA TV streaming video, downlink and schedule information, visit:
For more information about NASA's MESSENGER mission, visit:
Received on Mon 26 Nov 2012 03:16:54 PM PST