Category: Astronomy and Space Science
Event Format: Media Opportunity
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Location: Pasadena, CA US
WASHINGTON -- NASA will host a news teleconference at 1 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Feb. 27, to announce black hole observations from its newest X-ray telescope, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR), and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton X-ray telescope.
The briefing participants are:
-- Fiona Harrison, NuSTAR principal investigator, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.
-- Guido Risaliti, astronomer, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Mass.
-- Arvind Parmar, head of Astrophysics and Fundamental Physics Missions Division, European Space Agency
For dial-in information, media representatives should e-mail their name, affiliation and telephone number to J.D. Harrington at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Feb. 27.
Visuals will be posted at the start of the teleconference on NASA's NuSTAR site: http://www.nasa.gov/nustar
Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live on NASA's website at: http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio
Audio and visuals will be streamed live online at: http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl2
For more information about the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton X-ray telescope, visit: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/XMM-Newton_overview