Dec. 4, 2006
Dwayne Brown/Erica Hupp
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
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NASA SCHEDULES BRIEFING TO ANNOUNCE SIGNIFICANT FIND ON MARS
WASHINGTON - NASA hosts a news briefing at 1 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Dec.
6, to present new science results from the Mars Global Surveyor. The
briefing will take place in the NASA Headquarters auditorium located
at 300 E Street, S.W. in Washington and carried live on NASA
Television and www.nasa.gov.
The agency last week announced the spacecraft’s mission may be at its
end. Mars Global Surveyor has served the longest and been the most
productive of any spacecraft ever sent to the red planet. Data
gathered from the mission will continue to be analyzed by scientists.
- Michael Meyer – Lead Scientist, Mars Exploration Program, NASA
- Michael Malin – President and Chief Scientist, Malin Space Science
Systems, San Diego, Calif.
- Kenneth Edgett – Scientist, Malin Space Science Systems
- Philip Christensen – Professor, Arizona State University, Tempe,
Reporters at participating agency field centers will be able to ask
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