Johnson Space Center, Houston
Dec. 2, 2004
NASA Schedules Space Shuttle Return to Flight Briefing
The latest version of "NASA's Implementation Plan for Space Shuttle Return to Flight and Beyond" will be released Monday morning, and the agency has scheduled a news conference in the afternoon.
The updated plan will be available Monday at 9 a.m. EST on line at:
The news briefing will be live on NASA TV at 2 p.m. EST from NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston. Reporters will be able to ask questions at participating NASA centers.
The plan and the media briefing will outline NASA's progress in safely returning Space Shuttles to flight. The briefing also will focus on progress in Shuttle processing, testing and training. Briefing participants:
- Bill Parsons, Space Shuttle program manager
- Wayne Hale, deputy Space Shuttle program manager
- John Casper, manager, Space Shuttle Management Integration and Planning
Video highlights of NASA's Shuttle Return to Flight work during the past year will accompany the briefing and air on the NASA TV Video File starting Monday at noon EST.
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, NASA TV is available on 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.
The news briefing will be broadcast live on the Internet at:
For information about NASA and other agency programs on the Internet, visit:
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