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

Kylie Clem
Johnson Space Center, Houston
(Phone: 281/483-5111)
Feb. 10, 2005
NASA Announces Space Station Briefing
NASA managers at the Johnson Space Center, Houston will brief media about the International Space Station (ISS) mission at 2 p.m. EST, Thursday, Feb. 17. The briefing will be live on the Web and NASA TV. Reporters will be able to ask questions from participating NASA centers.

Briefing participants:
  • Mark Geyer, ISS Manager for Operations and Integration
  • Annette Hasbrook, Expedition 10 Lead Flight Director
  • Dr. Don Thomas, ISS Program Scientist

Expedition 10 Commander and NASA Station Science Officer Leroy Chiao and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov, are expecting the arrival of a Russian cargo spacecraft in early March. The crew is in the fourth month of their six-month mission. They have completed one of two planned spacewalks and continue scientific research.

NASA TV is available on the Web and via satellite in the continental U.S. on AMC- 6, transponder 9C, C-Band, at 72 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz. In Alaska and Hawaii, NASA TV is on AMC-7, Transponder 18C, C-Band, at 137 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 4060.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz.

The news conference will be available live on the Web at:

For information about the ISS on the Web, visit:


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