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Robert Mirelson/Sarah Keegan
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-1898/1600)
January 29, 2004
NASA Previews Fiscal Year 2005 Budget
NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe will preview the agency's fiscal year (FY) 2005 budget proposal during a press conference at 1 p.m. EST, Tuesday, Feb. 3. The press conference is in the NASA Headquarters auditorium at 300 E Street SW, Washington.

Media registration is in the west lobby starting at 11:30 a.m. EST. Budget documents will be available at registration and after 2 p.m. EST on the Internet at:

The press conference will be carried live on NASA Television with questions from reporters in Washington and participating agency centers. 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. For information about NASA TV on the Internet, visit:

NASA"s associate administrators will be available for telephone roundtables to discuss how the FY 2005 budget pertains to their agency enterprise. Telephone roundtables will be after the NASA briefing, on Wednesday, Feb. 4 and Thursday, Feb 5. To participate in enterprise telephone roundtables, reporters should call:
  • Space Flight/Safety & Mission Assurance: Allard Beutel, 202/358-4769/1272
  • Aeronautics/Exploration Systems: Mike Braukus, 202/358-1979
  • Space Science: Don Savage, 202/358-1727
  • Earth Science: Dave Steitz, 202/358-1730; Elvia Thompson, 202/358-1696
  • Biological & Physical Research: Dolores Beasley, 202/358-1753
  • Education: Gretchen Cook-Anderson, 202/358-0836

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