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Headquarters, Washington

Edward Campion
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.

Oct. 3, 2006
NASA Telephone Conference Scheduled With Nobel Prize Winner
NASA hosts a telephone news briefing Tuesday at 4:15 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.

Media may call toll free: 888-538-9978 or U.S. toll: 210-234-0059 to ask questions; the passcode for both is: 14283. To listen to the Telecon on line, visit:

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

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


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