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Lori Rachul
Media Relations Office
216/433-8806
lori.j.rachul@nasa.gov

February 4, 2005
 
RELEASE : 05-004
 
 
NASA Glenn to Hold Briefing on FY 2006 Budget
 
 
A briefing on NASA's fiscal year 2006 budget request will be held Monday, February 7, at 1 p.m. at Glenn Research Center, Cleveland.

The briefing will have three parts:

1. 1 - 2:30 p.m. -- NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe will outline the agency's fiscal year 2006 budget proposal. The briefing, which originates from NASA Headquarters in Washington, will be carried live on NASA TV with two-way question-and-answer capability for reporters covering the event from Glenn.

The press conference will be live on NASA TV, available on the Web and via satellite on AMC-6, Transponder 9C, C-Band, at 72 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz. To listen to audio of the press conference on the Web, visit:
http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio

2. 2:30 - 3 p.m. -- Immediately following the Administrator's press conference, Glenn's Center Director Dr. Julian Earls, along with Deputy Director Rich Christiansen will be available to discuss the NASA budget with local news media.

3. 3 - 6 p.m. -- Key NASA Directors will hold teleconferences to discuss the impact of the Administration's NASA FY 2006 budget request on agency Mission Directorates.

3 to 4 p.m.: Associate Administrator for the Exploration Systems Directorate, Craig Steidle, and Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, Al Diaz

4:05 to 5 p.m.: Associate Administrator for the Space Operations Directorate, William Readdy

5:05 to 6 p.m.: Associate Administrator for the Aeronautics Research Directorate, Victor Lebacqz

Media representatives covering the teleconference at Glenn will be able to ask questions of the participants in Washington. To only listen to the teleconferences, call: 321/867-1220/1240.

Reporters planning to attend the briefing should call the Media Relations Office at 216-433-2901 by 10 a.m. on February 7 in order to be cleared through security.

 

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