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Erica Hupp/Dwayne Brown
Headquarters, Washington

Susan Hendrix
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.

Sept. 28, 2006
NASA's Hubble Discovers Extrasolar Planets Across Our Galaxy
NASA is hosting a science update at 1 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, Oct. 4, to discuss a Hubble Space Telescope discovery of extrasolar planet candidates orbiting a variety of distant stars. The update will be in the NASA auditorium, 300 E Street S.W., Washington.

-- Jennifer Wiseman, Hubble program scientist, NASA Headquarters
-- Kailash Sahu, principal investigator, and Mario Livio, co-investigator, Hubble Sagittarius Window Eclipsing Extrasolar Planet Search project, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore
-- Alan Boss, Carnegie Institution of Washington

The conference will air live on NASA TV with question and answer capability from participating agency centers. For NASA TV streaming video, schedule and downlink information, visit:

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