NASA ANNOUNCES SHUTTLE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN UPDATE

June 21, 2006

Katherine Trinidad/Allard Beutel
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-3749/4769

MEDIA ADVISORY: M06-103

NASA ANNOUNCES SHUTTLE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN UPDATE

The 12th edition of “NASA’s Implementation Plan for Space Shuttle
Return to Flight and Beyond” will be released at 9 a.m. EDT,
Thursday, June 22 at:

http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle

The implementation plan is periodically updated and demonstrates
NASA’s progress in safely returning space shuttles to flight. This
edition includes information about decisions regarding the shuttle’s
external fuel tank. The updates also provide a status of work being
done for the upcoming shuttle mission, designated STS-121.

Information about NASA’s Space Shuttle Program, STS-121 and previous
versions of the implementation plan are available on the Web site
listed above.

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