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Dwayne Brown
Headquarters, Washington

Guy Webster
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

Sara Hammond
University of Arizona, Tucson

June 20, 2008
Mars Phoenix Media Teleconference Scheduled for Today
PASADENA, Calif. - NASA and the University of Arizona, Tucson, will hold a media teleconference at 10 a.m. PDT, to report on the latest developments concerning the bright material discovered in the Martian soil by the Phoenix Mars Lander.

Briefing participants:

- Peter Smith, principal investigator, University of Arizona, Tuscon
- Barry Goldstein, Phoenix project manager, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

To participate in the teleconference, reporters should contact the JPL Media Relations Office at 818-354-5011 by 9:30 a.m. for the call-in number and passcode.

Additional information on Phoenix is available on the web at:

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