John Yembrick
Headquarters, Washington
James Hartsfield
Johnson Space Center, Houston

May 21, 2010
NASA Sets News Conference With Shuttle And Space Station Crews
HOUSTON -- The 12 crew members aboard space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 5:25 a.m. CDT on Sunday, May 23.

U.S. reporters may ask questions in person from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and the agency's headquarters in Washington. A portion of the news conference will be set aside for Japanese reporters.

To participate in the news conference, U.S. journalists must call the public affairs office at one of the three participating NASA venues by 5 p.m. Friday. Reporters not already credentialed for the STS-132 mission also must request access badges by 5 p.m. Friday. Reporters must be in place at least 20 minutes prior to the start of the news conference.

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 40-minute news conference. For NASA TV downlink, schedule and streaming video information, visit:


Atlantis' STS-132 mission includes three spacewalks, the delivery of equipment, supplies and a new Russian module to the station. For more information about the mission and its crew, visit:


For more information about the space station and its crew, visit:



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