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John Yembrick
Headquarters, Washington

Candrea Thomas
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Feb 29, 2008
NASA Moves Today's Shuttle Status News Conference to Noon EST
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -The NASA news conference to discuss the status of the upcoming space shuttle mission will be at noon EST, Friday, Feb. 29, at the Kennedy Space Center, Fla. The news conference, originally scheduled for 2 p.m., has been moved up following the conclusion of the Flight Readiness Review, a two-day meeting to assess preparations for shuttle Endeavour's mission, designated STS-123.

The briefing participants are:

- Associate Administrator for Space Operations Bill Gerstenmaier
- Space Shuttle Program Manager John Shannon
- Space Shuttle Launch Director Mike Leinbach

The briefing will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's Web site. Media may ask questions from participating NASA locations. Reporters should contact their preferred NASA center to confirm its participation.

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

For STS-123 crew and mission information, visit:

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