Space Science Update: New Results From NASA’S HETE Spacecraft
|March 17, 2003
NOTE TO EDITORS: n03-031
Recent observations from NASA's High Energy Transient Explorer (HETE)
spacecraft, that strengthens the link between gamma rays bursts
and black holes, is the topic of the next Space Science Update (SSU).
The SSU is at 2:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, March 19 in the James E.
Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW in Washington.
Dr. Derek Fox, astrophysicist, California Institute of Technology,
Dr. George Ricker, HETE principal investigator, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, Cambridge
Dr. Shri Kulkarni, professor of astronomy and planetary science,
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
Dr. Stan Woosley, professor of astronomy and astrophysics, University
of California, Santa Cruz
Dr. Anne Kinney, director of astronomy and physics division,
NASA Headquarters, Washington
The briefing will be carried live on NASA Television with two-way
question-and-answer capability for reporters covering the event
from participating NASA centers.
NASA TV is broadcast on the GE-2 satellite, Transponder 9C, at 85
degrees West longitude, with vertical polarization, frequency 3880.0
MHz, audio 6.8 MHz. Audio of the broadcast will be available on
voice circuit at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Fla., by calling
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