Category: Planetary Exploration
Event Format: Media Opportunity
Date: Monday, December 3, 2012
Location: Pasadena, CA US
PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST) on Monday, Dec. 3, to discuss the latest findings and travels of NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft.
Voyager 1 and its twin, Voyager 2, have been speeding through the outer reaches of our solar system and sending back unprecedented data about the bubble of charged particles around our sun. They were launched in 1977 and have traveled farther from Earth than any other spacecraft.
Reporters will be able to ask questions by telephone. To participate, reporters must contact Elena Mejia (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Media Relations office at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., at 818-354-5011 by 9 a.m. PST on Dec. 3.
Visuals will be available at the start of the event at: http://go.nasa.gov/NASA-AGU-Voyager .
For more information about the Voyager mission, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/voyager .
The California Institute of Technology in Pasadena manages JPL for NASA.