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James Hartsfield
Johnson Space Center, Houston
281-483-5111

John Yembrick
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-0602

02.15.08
 
RELEASE : M08-032
 
 
NASA Sets Atlantis, Space Station Crew News Conference
 
 
HOUSTON - The 10 crew members flying aboard space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 7:40 a.m. CST on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Media may ask questions from NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston; NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla.; and NASA Headquarters in Washington. News media in France, Germany and Russia also will be able to ask questions during the news conference. To participate, U.S. journalists must RSVP by calling the public affairs office at their preferred NASA center by 6 p.m. CST Friday, Feb. 15.

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 40-minute news conference. For NASA TV downlink, schedule and streaming video information on the Web, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

During Atlantis' STS-122 mission, astronauts have installed the European Space Agency's Columbus laboratory to the space station, expanding the outpost's research facilities. The lab provides crew members and scientists around the world the ability to conduct a variety of life, physical and materials science experiments.

For more information about STS-122 and its crew, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle
 

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