Called the Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX, the spacecraft is set to launch Oct. 19 from Kwajalein Atoll, a part of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Participants will be:
- Willis S. Jenkins, IBEX program executive, NASA Headquarters in Washington
- Gregory V. Frazier, IBEX mission manager, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
- David J. McComas, IBEX principal investigator and senior executive director of the Space Science and Engineering Division at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio
- Eric R. Christian, IBEX program scientist, NASA Headquarters
Reporters should call 1-888-606-5951 and use the pass code "IBEX" to participate in the teleconference. International media should call 1-212-547-0184. Supporting information for the briefing will be available at the start of the briefing on the Web at:
For more information about the mission, visit:
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