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MISSION NEWS
AIM L-14 Media Telecon

04.11.07

Date: April 11, 2007 at 2 p.m. EDT


Introduction:


The Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (AIM) mission will provide the first detailed exploration of Earth's unique and elusive noctilucent or night shining clouds that are found literally on the "edge of space." Located near the top of the Earth's mesosphere (the region just above the stratosphere), very little is known about how these polar mesospheric clouds form or why they vary.


Panelists:


+ Vicky Elsbernd, AIM Program Executive, NASA HQ
+ Chris Savinell, AIM Mission Manager, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
+ James Russell III, AIM Principal Investigator, Hampton University

Resources:

Icon of a camera Icon for the multimedia promo Noctilucent clouds

Contact Information:

Dwayne Brown/Tabatha Thompson
NASA Headquarters
Washington, DC
Phone: 202/358-1726 or 202/358/3895

George H. Diller
Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center, FL
Phone: 321/867-2468

Cynthia O'Carroll
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, Maryland
Phone: 301/286-4647

Nina Stickles
Hampton University
Hampton, VA
Phone: 757/727-5457

Event Information:


The NASA Science Update will take place on Wednesday, April 11, 2007 at 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Reporters in the U.S. should call: 1-888-398-6118 and use the pass code "clouds" to participate in the teleconference. International media callers should call: 1-210-234-0007. Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live at: + Newsaudio

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