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Barbara Schwartz January 26, 1993

RELEASE No. 93-005

NOTE TO EDITORS: STS-55 SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION BRIEFINGS SET

The STS-55 preflight briefings will be held Feb. 3 and 4 at the Johnson Space Center, Houston, building 2, room 135.

A briefing agenda is attached. All briefings will be carried on NASA Select television with two-way audio for questions from NASA Headquarters and other centers. NASA Select programming is carried on SATCOM F2R, transponder 13, located at 72 degrees west longitude.

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AGENDA


STS-55 PREFLIGHT BRIEFINGS

February 3-4, 1993


All Times CST

Wednesday, Feb. 3

8:30 a.m. Mission Overview

Gary Coen, Lead Flight Director, JSC

Dr. H. Dodeck, D-2 Mission Manager

Deutsche Forschungsanstalt fur Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)

9:30 DLR Science Overview

Materials Science - Dr. P. R. Sahm, D-2 Program Scientist

Technology Astronomy - Dr. M. Keller, D-2 Project Scientist

Human Physiology - Dr. J. Stegemann, Deutsche Sporthochscule

Cologne

Fluid Physics - Dr. D. Langbein, Battelle-Institute Frankfurt

Biology - Dr. H. D. Mennigmann, University of Frankfurt

11 NASA Science Overview

Enhanced Hybridoma Production Under Microgravity

- Dr. David W. Sammons, PI, University of Arizona, Tucson

Influence of Weightlessness upon Autonomic Cardiovascular Controls

- Dr. Dwain L. Eckberg, PI, Medical College of Va., Richmond

Cardiovascular Regulation at Microgravity

- Dr. C. G. Blomqvist, PI, University of Texas Health Science Center,

Dallas, Tex.

1 p.m. Shuttle Amateur Radio Experiment (SAREX)

Louis McFadin, JSC, Principal Investigator

Thursday, Feb. 4

8 a.m. STS-55 Crew Briefing

Steven R. Nagel, Commander

Terence T. Henricks, Pilot

Jerry L. Ross, Mission Specialist

Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr., Mission Specialist

Charles J. Precourt, Mission Specialist

Hans Schlegel, Payload Specialist

Dr. Ulrich Walter, Payload Specialist

 

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