Dwayne Brown
Headquarters, Washington                              
May 25, 2011
NASA to Announce New Planetary Science Mission
WASHINGTON -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 4:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 25, to discuss the selection of a future science mission that will usher in a new era in planetary exploration.

Jim Green, director for NASA's Planetary Science Division Mission in Washington, and other officials will take reporters' questions during the teleconference.

To participate, reporters must e-mail their name, media affiliation and telephone number to Steve Cole at stephen.e.cole@nasa.gov by 4 p.m. Wednesday.

For live streaming audio of the teleconference, visit:


A news release about the new mission will be available at 4 p.m. at:



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