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NASA Presents Exploration Program Update
Dean Acosta / Dolores Beasley
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202.358.1400/1753)

Kim Newton
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
(Phone: 256.544.0034)

Media advisory: H-M06-095

What: NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, Associate Administrator for the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Scott Horowitz and Constellation Program Manager Jeff Hanley will brief the news media about the exploration program and the work being assigned to NASA centers at 1:30 p.m. CDT Monday, June 5. The briefing will be in the NASA headquarters auditorium, 300 E St. S.W., Washington. It will be broadcast live on NASA TV. News media may participate from the Marshall Space Flight Center.

David King, director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will speak with local news media regarding specific Constellation work assignments at the Marshall Center, during a media opportunity at Marshall immediately following the Headquarters press briefing.

When: Monday, June 5, 2006; live on NASA TV
1:30 p.m. CDT

To attend: News media interested in covering the event should contact Kim Newton in the Marshall Public & Employee Communications Office at 256-544-0034 by close of business on June 2, 2006, but no later than the morning of June 5, 2006.

Media must report to the Redstone Arsenal Joint Visitor Control Center at Gate 9, Interstate 565 interchange at Rideout Road/Research Park Boulevard. Vehicles are subject to a security search at the gate. News media will need two photo identifications and proof of car insurance. Visitor parking is available in front of Bldg. 4200 on the southwest side.

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 digital downlink information and links to streaming video, visit:

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