Katherine Trinidad
Headquarters, Washington     
James Hartsfield
Johnson Space Center, Houston

April 12, 2010
NASA Sets News Conference With Shuttle And Space Station Crews

HOUSTON -- The 13 crew members aboard space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 6:26 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, April 14.

U.S. reporters may ask questions in person from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida and NASA Headquarters in Washington. A portion of the news conference will be set aside for Russian and Japanese reporters.

To participate in the news conference, U.S. journalists must call the public affairs office at one of the three participating NASA centers by 3 p.m. Tuesday. Reporters must be in place at least 20 minutes prior to the start of the news conference.

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 40-minute news conference. For NASA TV downlink, schedule and streaming video information, visit:


During Discovery's STS-131 mission, astronauts are delivering science racks, new crew sleeping quarters, equipment and supplies to the station. For more information about the STS-131 mission and its crew, visit:


For more information about the space station and its crew, visit:



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