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NASA Schedules Genesis Missions Clean-Room Media Opportunity

Press Release From: NASA HQ
Posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2004

Scientists and technicians from NASA's Genesis Project are available Thursday at 1 p.m. EDT (11 a.m. MDT) to answer questions about the status of mission science objectives.

The media opportunity is at the specially constructed clean room at the U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), Utah. Media may shoot b-roll of clean room activities, including examples of recovered Genesis collector materials. To participate reporters should call Paula Nicholson at DPG at: 435/831-3409 for access information. For Genesis mission questions, call NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Media Relations at: 818/354-5011.

A video file with footage of Genesis clean room activities will air on NASA TV during the regular feed scheduled for 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 p.m. and midnight EDT on September 30. NASA TV is available on the Web and via satellite in the continental U.S. on AMC-6, Transponder 9C, C-Band, at 72 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz. In Alaska and Hawaii, NASA TV is available on AMC-7, Transponder 18C, C-Band, at 137 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 4060.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz.

For information about the Genesis Sample Return Mission on the Internet, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/genesis

For background information about Genesis on the Internet, visit: http://genesismission.jpl.nasa.gov

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