From: NASA HQ
Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2007
NASA has scheduled a news briefing at 2 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 26, to preview the July 7 launch of the asteroid belt-bound Dawn mission. The briefing will be held in the NASA Headquarters auditorium, 300 E St., S.W., Washington. It will air live on NASA Television and be streamed on the agency's Internet homepage at http://www.nasa.gov/
Dawn will launch aboard a Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The mission will investigate the asteroid belt's largest objects, the asteroid Vesta and the dwarf planet Ceres.
Briefing participants are:
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