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Katherine Trinidad
Headquarters, Washington

George Diller
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Oct. 18, 2007
NASA Sets Space Shuttle Discovery Prelaunch Events
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - News conferences, events and operating hours for NASA's Kennedy Space Center News Center are set for the upcoming launch of space shuttle Discovery. The STS-120 mission to the International Space Station is set to lift off at 11:38 a.m. EDT on Oct. 23.

On Friday, Oct. 19, the seven Discovery crew members are scheduled to arrive at the Kennedy Space Center at 12:30 p.m. Badged media planning to cover the event must be at Kennedy's News Center by 11 a.m. for transportation to the Shuttle Landing Facility. Commander Pam Melroy will make a brief statement to media. NASA Television will provide live coverage.

NASA TV also will broadcast live countdown status briefings and news conferences Oct. 20-22. Complete listings of news briefing times and participants as well as hours of operation for the Kennedy News Center and media credentialing office are available at:

For NASA TV streaming video, scheduling and downlink information, visit:

For the latest information about the STS-120 crew and mission, visit:

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