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Media Invited to "Eight Years of Chandra" Symposium
Jennifer Morcone
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.

Megan Watzke
Chandra X-ray Center, Cambridge, Mass.

Media Advisory: 07-111

What: Members of the media are invited to the "Eight Years of Chandra" symposium. The symposium will feature the latest results from the Chandra X-ray Observatory, one of NASA’s Great Observatories. In addition to the slate of science presentations, a new spectacular image will be released to the press and public in conjunction with the symposium.

When: October 23-25, 2007

Where: Marriott Huntsville: 5 Tranquility Base (Next to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center), Huntsville, Alabama

To Attend: Registration for the media is free and can be arranged by emailing Megan Watzke ( Please note that reporters will be responsible for arranging and funding their own hotel and travel accommodations.

For further information on this meeting, please visit the symposium website at:

Additional information on the Chandra X-ray Observatory can be found at: and