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Mars Global Surveyor: Media Telecon
11.21.06
 
NASA will hold a media teleconference at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST), Tuesday, Nov. 21, to discuss the status and science accomplishments of the Mars Global Surveyor. The 10-year- old spacecraft is the oldest of five NASA spacecraft currently active at the red planet.

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Reporters must call the JPL media relations office at 818-354-5011 for participation information. Images supporting the briefing will be posted on this page at the start of the briefing.

Briefing participants:
-- Dr. Michael Meyer, Lead Scientist, Mars Explorations Program, NASA Headquarters
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-- Dr. Fuk Li, Mars Program Manager, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
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Supporting participants:
-- Tom Thorpe, Project Manager, Mars Global Surveyor, JPL, Pasadena, Calif.
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-- Dr. Phil Christensen, Principal Investigator, Thermal Emission Spectrometer, Arizona State Univ, Tempe
-- Dr. Michael Malin, Principal Investigator, Mars Orbiter Camera, Malin Space Science Systems, San Diego

Audio of the event will also be available online at http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio . A video file on the mission will be provided on NASA TV. For schedule and downlink information, visit http://www.nasa.gov/ntv .

Indepth mission information:
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/mgs/

Media contacts: Guy Webster 818-354-6278
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

Erica Hupp/Dwayne Brown 202-358-1237/1726
NASA Headquarters, Washington