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Aug. 27, 2010
 
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NASA TV Airs Interview Excerpts About Assistance To Trapped Miners In Chile
 
 
HOUSTON -- From 5:30-6 p.m. EDT, NASA Television will air excerpts of an interview with Dr. Michael Duncan, who is leading a NASA team to Chile. NASA has been asked by the Chilean government through the U.S. Department of State to provide technical advice that might assist the trapped miners at the San Jose gold and copper mine near Copiapo, Chile.

Duncan is the deputy chief medical officer in the Space Life Sciences Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. He and three other NASA experts are traveling to Chile next week to provide advice and consultation on medical, nutritional and behavioral health issues.

These excerpts will be re-aired as part of the regular NASA TV Video File on the Media and Public Channels. For future air times and streaming video, downlink and scheduling information, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv


Later in the day, NASA also will post the interview online at:

http://www.nasa.gov/videos


 

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