NASA will release the results of its Exploration Systems Architecture Study on Monday, Sept. 19, at 11 a.m. EDT at a news conference that will be carried live on NASA Television and www.nasa.gov/ntv. Questions will be taken from participating NASA centers.
Local media who wish to participate in the news briefing and ask questions can do so from NASA’s Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va. Media should call Margarette Lynch at 864-6300 by 10 a.m. Monday to make arrangements for entry on to the Center.
On January 14, 2004, President George W. Bush set a bold Vision for Space Exploration that instructed NASA to return the space shuttle to safe flight, complete the International Space Station, return to the moon and continue on to Mars.
The study commissioned by Administrator Michael Griffin is the blueprint from which NASA will build the nation's future spacecraft and launch vehicles to meet the goals and objectives outlined by the President.
NASA TV is carried by an MPEG-2 digital signal accessed via satellite AMC-6, at 72 degrees west longitude, transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical polarization. A digital video broadcast compliant integrated receiver decoder is required for reception.
For the latest information about the Vision for Space Exploration on the Web, visit:
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