NASA JSC Director Available to Discuss NASA Exploration Update

Press Release From: Johnson Space Center
Posted: Friday, June 2, 2006


NASA Johnson Space Center Director Mike Coats will be available to media in Houston at 2:30 p.m. CDT Monday, June 5, immediately following a televised update on the agency's exploration program from Washington.

Coats will discuss the status of exploration activities and the Constellation Program at JSC with media present in the JSC public affairs office briefing room. The session with Coats will follow a briefing by NASA Administrator Michael Griffin, Associate Administrator for the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate Scott Horowitz and Constellation Program Manager Jeff Hanley that will begin at 1:30 p.m. CDT Monday. The 1:30 p.m. briefing from Washington will be carried live on the Web and NASA Television. Media at JSC will be able to ask questions during that briefing.

Media planning to attend should contact the JSC newsroom at 281-483-5111 by noon CDT Monday.

To listen to the televised briefing on the Web, visit:

NASA TV's Public, Education and Media channels are available on an MPEG-2 digital C-band signal accessed via satellite AMC-6, at 72 degrees west longitude, transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical polarization. In Alaska and Hawaii, they're on AMC-7 at 137 degrees west longitude, transponder 18C, at 4060 MHz, horizontal polarization. For NASA TV information and access to the Public Channel, visit:

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