The Space Shuttle Program is making solid progress in meeting the milestones required for Return to Flight. NASA remains confident March 2005, is a reasonable planning window for resuming Space Shuttle missions.
NASA will provide a Return to Flight media teleconference update Friday at 2 p.m. CDT. To participate, reporters should contact Allard Beutel or Melissa Mathews at: 202/358-4769/1272 no later than 11a.m. CDT Friday.
-- Michael Kostelnik, NASA's Deputy Associate Administrator for International Space Station and Space Shuttle Programs
-- Space Shuttle Program Manager, Bill Parsons
-- Space Shuttle Program Deputy Manager, Wayne Hale
Media who do not want to ask questions can listen to the teleconference by calling: 321/867-1220/1240/1260.
For information about NASA's Return to Flight work on the Internet, visit:
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