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May 18, 2006
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M06-090
 
 
NASA Announces American Geophysical Union Presentations
 
 
NASA researchers will meet with the media and present findings on Earth and space science topics at the American Geophysical Union's 2006 Joint Assembly meeting, May 23-26 at the Baltimore Convention Center, One West Pratt Street, Baltimore.

For more information, media should call the Goddard Space Flight Center Office of Public Affairs at (301) 286-4044, or the meeting's press room at (410) 649-7373. Reporters off-site can join all of these events by calling 1-866-785-0537 and entering passcode 7525439.

Press Conference: Measuring Earthshine to Illuminate Earth's History, Climate Change, and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Time:
May 23, 10:00 a.m. EDT, Room 323
Related Session: A21A
Robotic telescopes being developed to better understand climate and search for life.

Press Conference: New Discoveries at the Edges of the Solar System
Time:
May 23, 2:00 p.m. EDT, Room 323
Related Session: SH21A
New findings from Voyagers 1 and 2 at the edge of the solar system.

Press Conference: New Observations from Space Poised to Offer Cost-Effective Early Warning Flood and Landslide Detection
Time:
May 24, 1:00 p.m. EDT, Room 323
Related Session: H23A
New observations from space may be used to develop early warning systems.

Press Conference: Revolutionizing Space Exploration With Onboard Computers
Time:
May 25, 9:00 a.m. EDT, Room 323
Related Session: IN43A
Learn about current and future missions that will use new software technology.

Science Writer's Workshop: Upcoming AIM and THEMIS Missions to Study Earth's Atmosphere
Time:
May 25, 10:00 a.m. EDT, Room 323
Related Sessions: ED33A, SM41A, IN43A, SA52A
Two upcoming NASA missions will help understand how solar activity affects the Earth.

For more information and related Web links, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/vision/earth/lookingatearth/2006_joint_assembly.html


For information about NASA and agency programs, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/home


 

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