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Stephanie Schierholz/Grey Hautaluoma
Headquarters, Washington                              
202-358-4997/0668     
stephanie.schierholz@nasa.gov , grey.hautaluoma-1@nasa.gov
 
June Malone
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
256-544-7061
june.e.malone@nasa.gov  


Aug. 18, 2008
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M08-155
 
 
NASA To Brief Media About Ares I Thrust Oscillation Plans
 
 
WASHINGTON -- NASA will host a media teleconference on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 11:30 a.m. EDT, to discuss results and recommendations from the Ares I thrust oscillation focus team. The team has been studying possible solutions to concerns raised about the early designs of the new crew launch vehicle that NASA's Constellation Program is building to return humans to the moon by 2020.

The briefing participants are:
-- Jeff Hanley, manager, Constellation Program, NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston
-- Steve Cook, manager, Ares Projects, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
-- Garry Lyles, associate director for technical management, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

Reporters should contact Grey Hautaluoma at 202-358-0668, or Stephanie Schierholz at 202-358-4997, by 5 p.m. Aug. 18, for dial-in information.

Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live on NASA's web site at:

http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio


For more information about NASA's exploration program, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/exploration  

 

To view supporting graphics, visit:

 

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/constellation/ares/thrust_oscillation.html

 

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