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Allard Beutel
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-4769)

Kyle Herring
Johnson Space Center, Houston
(Phone: 281/483-5111)

December 3, 2003
NASA Updates International Space Station Activities
NASA International Space Station officials will conduct a mission status briefing Friday at 3 p.m. EST. The briefing is at the Johnson Space Center, Houston.

NASA will provide updates on work being done in orbit by Expedition 8 Commander Mike Foale and Flight Engineer Alexander Kaleri. The briefing will be carried live on NASA Television with question-and-answer capability at participating NASA centers.

Briefing Participants:
    - William Gerstenmaier, International Space Station Program Manager
    - Joel Montalbano, Expedition 8 Lead Flight Director
    - Janice Voss, Expedition 8 Lead Increment Scientist
NASA Television is available on AMC-9, transponder 9C, C-Band, located at 85 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz. Briefing audio is available on voice circuit by calling: 321/867-1220/1240/1260.

For information about NASA TV on the Internet, visit:

Weekly Space Station status reports are available on the Internet at:


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