NASA Presents New Solar Findings

Press Release From: NASA HQ
Posted: Monday, December 1, 2003

Scientists using NASA's IMAGE mission and the joint ESA/NASA Cluster mission will present new findings that resolve a long-standing controversy into how the solar wind interacts with the Earth's magnetosphere and how this interaction affects space weather. The findings will be presented during a Space Science Update (SSU) at 1:00 p.m. EST, Dec. 3, 2003. The SSU is in NASA's Webb Auditorium, 300 E Street S.W., Washington. The briefing will be carried live on NASA Television with two-way question-and-answer capability from participating NASA centers.


  • Dr. Harald Frey, associate research physicist, University of California at Berkeley
  • Dr. Tai Phan, associate research physicist, University of California at Berkeley
  • Dr. Nancy Crooker, research professor, Boston University, Mass.
  • Dr. Janet Kozyra, research professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Dr. Richard Fisher, director, Sun-Earth Connection division, NASA HQ, Washington

NASA Television is available on AMC-9, transponder 9C, C-Band, located at 85 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz. For information about NASA TV on the Internet, visit:

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