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Allard Beutel
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

James Hartsfield
Johnson Space Center, Houston

June 5, 2008
Discovery, Space Station News Conference Set For Monday
HOUSTON -- The 10 crew members aboard space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 5:02 p.m. EDT, Monday, June 9.

Media may ask questions in person only 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 reserved for Japanese reporters at the Johnson Space Center.

To participate in the news conference, U.S. journalists must call the public affairs office at their preferred NASA center by 4 p.m. EDT, Monday, June 9. Media must be in place at participating locations at least 20 minutes prior to the start of the news conference.

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

During Discovery's STS-124 mission, astronauts are continuing installation of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Kibo laboratory.

For more information about STS-124 and its crew, visit:


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