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Barbara Schwartz May 12, 1993

RELEASE No. 93-036

STS-57 PREFLIGHT SCHEDULED

The STS-57 Space Shuttle mission preflight briefings will be held May 18 at the Johnson Space Center, Houston, building 2, room 135.

The STS-57 mission will include the retrieval of the European Retrievable Carrier, the first flight of SPACEHAB (a laboratory for commercial experiments), the Super Fluid Helium On-Orbit Transfer experiment and a spacewalk.

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

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STS-57 PREFLIGHT BRIEFINGS


May 18, 1993


Time CDT Briefing Location

8:30 a.m. Mission Overview JSC

Al Pennington, Lead Flight Director

9:30 EURECA (European Retrievable Carrier) KSC

Alan Dover, EURECA Manager at KSC

Dr. Rafaello Carli, EURECA Instrument Engineer

10:10 SPACEHAB-1 JSC/

Dan Bland, Manager, Commerical Middeck NASA HQ

Augmentation Module Project Office

Andrew Dougherty, Spacehab Utilization Manager

Ana Villamil, Deputy, Spacehab Processing Division

11:00 SHOOT (Super fluid Helium On-Orbit Transfer) GSFC

Neal Barthelme, Mission Manager

Dr. Michael DiPirro, Principal Investigator

1:30 p.m. EVA (Extravehicular Activity or "Spacewalk") JSC

Richard Fullerton, EVA/Crew Systems Section

3:00 STS-57 Crew JSC

Ronald Grabe, Commander

Brian Duffy, Pilot

David Low, Payload Commander

Nancy Sherlock, Mission Specialist

Janice Voss, Mission Specialist

Jeff Wisoff, Mission Specialist

 

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