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Katherine Trinidad
Headquarters, Washington

Allard Beutel
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Bill Jeffs
Johnson Space Center, Houston

March 19, 2008
NASA Sets Endeavour, Space Station Crew News Conference
HOUSTON - The 10 crew members aboard space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 12:18 a.m. EDT Monday, March 24.

Media may ask questions from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and NASA Headquarters in Washington. A portion of the news conference will be set aside for Japanese reporters at the Johnson Space Center and a French radio network selected by the European Space Agency.

To participate in the news conference, U.S. journalists must call the public affairs office at their preferred NASA center by 5 p.m. EDT, Friday, March 21.

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 40-minute news conference. For NASA TV downlink, schedule and streaming video information, visit:

During Endeavour's STS-123 mission, astronauts have installed the first section of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Kibo laboratory and the Canadian Space Agency's two-armed robotic system, known as Dextre. STS-123 is the longest shuttle mission to the station and includes a record five shuttle spacewalks at the orbiting laboratory.

For more information about STS-123 and its crew, visit:


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