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NASA Announces ISS News Conference



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468
> April 9, 2007
>
> Allard Beutel
> Headquarters, Washington 
> 202-358-4769
>
> Lynnette Madison
> Johnson Space Center, Houston
> 281-483-5111
>
> MEDIA ADVISORY: M07-038
>
> NASA ANNOUNCES SPACE STATION NEWS CONFERENCE
>
> HOUSTON - Expeditions 14 and 15 crew members, along with U.S. 
> spaceflight participant Charles Simonyi, will discuss their missions 
> during a news conference from aboard the International Space Station 
> at 4:30 p.m. CDT Tuesday, April 10. 
>
> The 30-minute conference will be broadcast live on NASA Television. It 
> will include questions from media at NASA's Johnson Space Center, 
> Houston; Kennedy Space Center, Fla.; and NASA Headquarters in 
> Washington. 
>
> The Expedition 14 crew is handing over operation of the orbiting 
> laboratory to the Expedition 15 crew this week. NASA astronaut and 
> Expedition 14 Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineer 
> Mikhail Tyurin are near the end of their six-month flight. 
>
> The Expedition 15 crew, Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and Flight 
> Engineer Oleg Kotov, and U.S. businessman Charles Simonyi launched 
> Saturday and docked to the station Monday. Simonyi will stay for 
> 10-days under a Russian commercial agreement. 
>
> NASA astronaut and Flight Engineer Suni Williams, who has been on the 
> station since December 2006, will remain aboard and transition from 
> Expedition 14 to Expedition 15. Lopez-Alegria, Tyurin and Simonyi 
> will return to Earth April 20 in a Soyuz spacecraft. 
>
> For NASA TV downlink, schedule and streaming video information, visit: 
>
>
> http://www.nasa.gov/ntv 
>
>
>
> For information about the Space Station and Expedition crews on the 
> Internet, visit: 
>
> http://www.nasa.gov/station
>
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