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Allard Beutel
Headquarters, Washington
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James Hartsfield
Johnson Space Center, Houston
281 483-5111

02.28.05
 
NOTE TO EDITORS : M05-027
 
 
NASA Announces Shuttle Crew Member Interviews
 
 
Astronaut Steve Robinson is available for interviews via satellite from 8:45 to 10:45 a.m. EST Tuesday, March 1. He is a member of the first Space Shuttle mission (STS-114) since the Columbia accident.

Media interested in interviewing Robinson must contact Stephanie Zeluck at the Johnson Space Center media office at: 281/ 483-9071; or page her at: 713/508-0581.

The Sacramento, Calif., native is a mission specialist and veteran of two previous Space Shuttle flights. He will participate in three spacewalks during Shuttle Discovery's 12-day mission this spring. He will team with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi to test new methods for Shuttle Thermal Protection System repair, replace a failed Space Station gyroscope and install new equipment.

For information about Robinson, visit: http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/robinson.html

Video highlights of STS-114 crew training air on NASA TV beginning at 8:15 a.m. EST tomorrow. NASA TV is available via satellite in the continental U.S. on AMC-6, Transponder 9C, C-Band, at 72 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz; in Alaska and Hawaii, AMC-7, Transponder 18C, C-Band, at 137 degrees west longitude.

The frequency is 4060.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz. NASA TV is also broadcast live on the Internet: http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

For information about NASA's Return to Flight efforts and the STS-114 mission, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/returntoflight

 

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