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Kari Fluegel July 1, 1993

RELEASE 93-051


STS-57 crew members will meet with the press July 13 to discuss the sights and sounds of their 10-day mission to retrieve a European science satellite and to initiate a new commercial experiment module.

The post-flight press conference, at which crew members will narrate film highlights, from their flight will begin at 2 p.m. CDT July 13 in the news conference room at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

STS-57 was launched from the Kennedy Space Center June 21 on the Space Shuttle Endeavour and landed at 7:52 a.m. CDT July 1. Mission highlights included retrieval of the European Retrievable Carrier with the Shuttle's robotic arm; a five-

hour, 50-minute, spacewalk by David Low and Jeff Wisoff; and an assortment of experiments in the first flight of the SPACEHAB middeck augmentation module.

The press conference will be carried on NASA select television with two-way audio for questions from NASA Headquarters and other centers. NASA Select programming is carried on SATCOM F2R, Transponder 13, located at 72 degrees

West longitude.

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