Media are invited as The Wiggles – a popular children's musical group – tour NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Houston, on Thursday, Aug. 5, visiting Mission Control and astronaut training facilities.
Media planning to attend should arrive at the Johnson Space Center security office (Building 110) no later than 8:30 a.m. and contact the JSC Newsroom at 281/483-5111 for credentials.
During the tour, members of the group will call the International Space Station with greetings for NASA ISS Science Officer Mike Fincke, who is in the fourth month of a six-month flight. That call will be broadcast live on NASA Television as part of the daily coverage of Station activities beginning at 9:30 a.m. CDT Thursday.
At the conclusion of its tour, The Wiggles will briefly field questions from the media in front of the Space Shuttle trainer. That session is available to reporters in attendance only and will not be broadcast on NASA TV.
NASA Television has moved to a different satellite and is now seen in the continental United States on AMC-6, at 72 degrees west longitude, Transponder 9, 3880 MHz, vertical polarization, audio at 6.8 MHz. If you live in Alaska or Hawaii, NASA TV will now be seen on AMC-7, at 137 degrees west longitude, Transponder 18, at 4060 MHz, vertical polarization, audio at 6.8 MHz.
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