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Erica Hupp/Dwayne Brown
Headquarters, Washington

Edward Campion
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.

Oct. 3, 2006
NASA News Conference Scheduled With Nobel Prize Winner
NASA hosts a news briefing Tuesday at 3 P.M. EDT with Dr. John C. Mather, who was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize for Physics by the Royal Academy of Sciences. Mather is the first NASA civil servant scientist to be awarded this prestigious honor.

The briefing will be in the auditorium at NASA headquarters, 300 E Street S.W., Washington. It will air live on NASA TV and on the Web at: Question and answer capability will be supported from participating NASA field centers.

For NASA TV streaming video, downlink and schedule information, visit:

For additional information about today's historic award, visit:


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