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Nancy Neal
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-1547)

Carolina Carnalla-Martinez
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
(Phone: 818/354-9382)

October 31, 2003
Next Space Science Update Features Distant Voyager Discovery
New observations from Voyager 1 indicate the spacecraft is approaching a formerly unexplored region at the very edge of our solar system. These observations and what they may infer are the subjects of the next NASA Space Science Update (SSU) on November 5, 2003, at 1:00 p.m. EST.

The SSU will be in the James E. Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW, Washington. NASA TV will carry the SSU live with two-way question-and-answer capability for reporters covering the event from participating agency centers.

Panelists for the SSU:

Dr. Stamatios M. "Tom" Krimigis, head of space department, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Md.
Dr. Frank McDonald, senior research scientist, University of Maryland, College Park, Md.
Dr. Merav Opher, research scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
Dr. Edward Stone, Voyager project scientist, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.
Dr. Eric Christian, discipline scientist, Sun-Earth Connection division, NASA Headquarters.

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