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April 5, 2007
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NASA Media Briefing on Mission to Study Earth's Highest Clouds

WASHINGTON - NASA will host a media teleconference on Wednesday, April 11 at 2 p.m. EDT to discuss science objectives of the Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) mission.

AIM is scheduled to launch April 25 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., aboard a Pegasus launch vehicle. It will measure high altitude noctilucent ("night shining") clouds to determine why they form and vary, which may be linked to climate change.

Briefing participants are:
- Vicki Elsbernd, AIM Program Executive, NASA Headquarters, Washington
- Jim Russell, AIM Principal Investigator, Hampton University, Hampton, Va.
- Chris Savinell, AIM mission manager, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.

Reporters should call 1-888-398-6118 and use the pass code "clouds" to participate in the teleconference. International media should call 1-210-234-0007.

Audio of the teleconference will stream live at:
 

http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio


Supporting images will be posted concurrent with the briefing at:
 

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/aim/AIM_L14_media.html


For more information about the AIM mission, visit:
 

http://www.nasa.gov/aim
 
 

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MEDIA ADVISORY : M07-36

Dwayne Brown/Tabatha Thompson
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-1726/3895

Cynthia O'Carroll
Goddard Space Flight Center, Md.
301-286-4647
 

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