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Sally Harrington
Media Relations Office

June 1, 2006
NASA Presents Exploration Program Update
NASA Administrator Michael Griffin will give a NASA Update to agency employees on Monday, June 5, at 1 p.m. EDT, live from NASA Headquarters. The program will be broadcast on NASA Television and will be available on the Internet. Media representatives are invited to view the broadcast at NASA's Glenn Research Center.

During this NASA Update, the Administrator will announce the work assignments to agency field centers associated with the Constellation Program for human moon and Mars exploration. The distribution of work will reflect the agency's intention to productively use personnel, facilities and resources from across the agency to accomplish the Vision for Space Exploration.

At 2:30 p.m., Administrator Griffin, Associate Administrator for the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Scott Horowitz and Constellation Program Manager Jeff Hanley will brief the media about the exploration program and the work being assigned to NASA centers. The news conference will be carried live from NASA Headquarters on NASA TV and on the Web. Reporters attending the briefing at Glenn will be able to ask questions.

Immediately following the briefing from NASA Headquarters, Glenn Center Director Woodrow Whitlow Jr. will speak with local news media regarding Glenn-specific Constellation work assignments and will be available to answer questions.

Media representatives planning to participate in any of the events should contact Sally Harrington or the Media Relations Office at 216-433-290l by 11 a.m. on Monday, June 5 in order to be cleared through security.

To listen to the Headquarters briefing at 2:30 p.m. on the Web, visit:

NASA TV's Public, Education and Media channels are available on an MPEG-2 digital C-band signal accessed via satellite AMC-6, at 72 degrees west longitude, transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical polarization. In Alaska and Hawaii, they're on AMC-7 at 137 degrees west longitude, transponder 18C, at 4060 MHz, horizontal polarization.

For NASA TV information and access to the Public Channel, visit:


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