Follow this link to skip to                                      the main content

NASA News

Text Size

Allard Beutel
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-4769)

Kyle Herring
Johnson Space Center, Houston
(Phone: 281/483-5111)

Dec. 3, 2004
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M04-196
 
 
NASA Reschedules Space Shuttle Return to Flight Briefing
 
 
NASA changed the schedule for the next 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 afternoon, not morning, followed by a news conference.

The updated plan will be available Monday at 2 p.m. EST online at:

http://www.nasa.gov/returntoflight

The news briefing will be live on NASA TV at 4 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 outline NASA's progress in safely returning Space Shuttles to flight. The briefing 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 b-roll of NASA's Shuttle Return to Flight activities during the past year will precede the briefing and air on NASA TV at about 3:45 p.m. 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:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

For information about NASA and other agency programs on the Internet, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov

 

- end -


text-only version of this release

NASA press releases and other information are available automatically by sending a blank e-mail message to hqnews-subscribe@mediaservices.nasa.gov. To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send a blank e-mail message to hqnews-unsubscribe@mediaservices.nasa.gov.

Back to NASA Newsroom | Back to NASA Homepage