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NASA Updates Space Shuttle Atlantis Prelaunch Events



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468
> June 1, 2007
>
> John Yembrick
> Headquarters, Washington 
> 202-358-0602
>
> George Diller
> Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
> 321-867-2468 
>
>
> NASA UPDATES SPACE SHUTTLE ATLANTIS PRELAUNCH EVENTS
>
> CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - News conferences, events and operating hours 
> for NASA's Kennedy Space Center News Center are set for the scheduled 
> June 8 launch of space shuttle Atlantis on the STS-117 mission to the 
> International Space Station. Liftoff is slated for 7:38 p.m. EDT.
>
> On Monday, June 4, the seven Atlantis crew members are scheduled to 
> arrive at the Kennedy Space Center at 6:30 p.m. EDT. Media planning 
> to cover the event must be at the News Center by 5 p.m. for 
> transportation to the Shuttle Landing Facility. Commander Rick 
> Sturckow will make a brief statement to the media. NASA Television 
> will air live coverage of the arrival and Sturckow's remarks.
>
> NASA TV also will broadcast live countdown status briefings and news 
> conferences June 5-8. Complete listings of news briefing times, 
> participants, Kennedy News Center and media credentialing hours of 
> operation are available in the online version of this media advisory 
> at:
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> http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/news/index.html 
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> For NASA TV streaming video, scheduling and downlink information, 
> visit:
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> http://www.nasa.gov/ntv 
>
> For the latest information about the STS-117 crew and mission, visit:
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> http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle
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