WASHINGTON -- NASA will hold a media briefing on Thursday, Aug. 6, at 2 p.m. EDT, to discuss early science results of the Kepler mission. Kepler is the first spacecraft with the ability to find Earth-size planets orbiting stars like our sun in a zone where liquid water could exist.
The televised briefing will be held in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. S.W., Washington.
The briefing participants are:
-- Jon Morse, NASA's Astrophysics Division director, NASA Headquarters
-- William Borucki, Kepler science principal investigator, NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
-- Sara Seager, professor of planetary science and physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
-- Alan Boss, astrophysicist, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution, Washington
Reporters may also ask questions from participating NASA locations or by telephone. To reserve a telephone line, contact J.D. Harrington by e-mail at:
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