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John Yembrick
Headquarters, Washington

Kyle Herring
Johnson Space Center, Houston

Aug. 23, 2007
NASA Holds Teleconference Update about Next Shuttle's Fuel Tank
HOUSTON - NASA will host a media teleconference Friday, Aug. 24, at 3 p.m. CDT to discuss a review held prior to the mating of the next shuttle mission's solid rocket booster and external fuel tank. The teleconference will give the status of ET-120, the external tank for space shuttle Discovery's STS-120 mission, targeted for launch in late October.

Space Shuttle Program Manager Wayne Hale will conduct the briefing.

To participate, reporters must contact the newsroom at NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston, at 281-483-5111 by 2 p.m. on Friday. Live audio will be available online at:

For STS-120 crew and mission information, visit:

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