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JOINT SHUTTLE & ISS MEDIA CONFERENCE



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468

Katherine Trinidad
Headquarters, Washington					August 1, 2005
(Phone 202/358-3749)

Bruce Buckingham
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
(Phone 321/867-2468)

James Hartsfield
Johnson Space Center, Houston
(Phone 281/483-5111)


NASA ANNOUNCES JOINT SHUTTLE & SPACE STATION MEDIA CONFERENCE


     The nine space fliers aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery and the 
International Space Station will field media questions starting at 5:59 
a.m. EDT, Tuesday. The news conference will be live on NASA TV.

Questions will be taken from media at NASA's Johnson Space Center, 
Houston; Kennedy Space Center, Fla.; NASA Headquarters, Washington; and 
from the Russian Mission Control Center in Korolev, outside Moscow.

Media must be in position no later than 5:30 a.m. EDT. Reporters who 
want to ask questions from NASA Headquarters must contact Katherine 
Trinidad (202/358-3749) by 5 p.m. EDT, today. 

Commander Eileen Collins, Pilot Jim Kelly and Mission Specialists Steve 
Robinson, Andy Thomas, Charlie Carmada, Wendy Lawrence and Japan 
Aerospace and Exploration Agency astronaut Soichi Noguchi are on 
Discovery. NASA Station Science Officer and Flight Engineer John 
Phillips and Commander Sergei Krikalev are on board the Station.

NASA TV is carried by MPEG-2 digital signal accessed via satellite AMC-
6, at 72 degrees west longitude, transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical 
polarization. In Alaska and Hawaii, NASA TV is available in analog 
through Return to Flight on AMC-7, at 137 degrees west longitude, 
Transponder 18, at 4060 MHz, vertical polarization, audio at 6.8 MHz. 
NASA TV is available on the Web at:   

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

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