For Release: August 26, 2003
Lori J. Rachul
Media Relations Office
Media representatives are invited to NASA Glenn Research Center to attend the live televised broadcast of NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe as he discusses the initial findings of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) with the media on Wednesday, August 27 from 11 a.m. to noon.
The press briefing, which will originate from NASA Headquarters in Washington, will be carried live on NASA Television with two-way question and answer capability for reporters covering the event from participating NASA centers, including the Glenn Research Center. Reporters can view the broadcast at NASA's Glenn Research Center in the Administration Building conference room.
Immediately following the briefing Center Director Donald J. Campbell, senior managers at Glenn, and researchers and scientists who supported the CAIB findings will be available to media representatives to discuss the CAIB final report and its local impact.
Reporters planning to attend the briefing should call the Media Relations Office 216/433-2901 to be cleared through security. Directions to the Administration Building will be provided at the main gate.
NASA TV is broadcast on AMC-9, transponder 9C, C-Band, located at 85 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz. NASA TV information is on the Internet at: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html
For information about NASA Glenn Research Center, visit: http://www.grc.nasa.gov
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