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February 3, 2003

Robert Mirelson
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/3580-1600)

Eileen Hawley
Johnson Space Center, Houston
(Phone: 281/483-5111)

Release: #03-044

Shuttle Columbia Accident Press Conference Schedule Changed

The press conference schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003 has changed.

There will not be a NASA Headquarters press conference at 11:30 a.m. EST on Feb. 4. It has been cancelled out of respect for the Space Shuttle Columbia crew memorial service and to allow NASA employees to watch the tribute.

There will not be a 4:30 EST press conference at the Johnson Space Center tomorrow. The 4:30 EST press conference for Feb. 4, 2003 will be in the NASA Headquarters auditorium, 300 E Street SW, Washington.

The press conference will feature questions from reporters at participating NASA centers and will be broadcast live on NASA Television. There will be an 11:30 a.m. EST press conference at NASA Headquarters and a 4:30 p.m. press conference at the Johnson Space Center on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003.

NASA TV is available on AMC-2, transponder 9C, C-Band, located at 85 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical and audio is monaural at 6.8 MHz.

Additional information is available on the Internet at:


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