American Astronomical Society Announces Audio Hookup for Hubble Press Conference
Reporters can listen in to the audio from the American Astronomical Society press conference on The Latest from the Hubble Space Telescope on Monday, June 9 at 12:45 p.m. EDT by calling any of three lines at a NASA communications facility in Florida: 407-867-1220, 407-867-1240, and 407-867-1260. If the briefing is underway, you will hear the audio; if it has not started, the line will be silent until it begins. Please do not publish these numbers as capacity is limited. Questions can be faxed during the briefing to: Dr. Steve Maran AAS Press Room 910-722-0537 The cover sheet should be plainly marked: "QUESTION FOR HUBBLE PRESS CONFERENCE" Reporters wishing to interview the participating Hubble Telescope scientists after the briefing should call the Press Room at 910-727-8463 and ask for Tammy Jones, who will schedule interviews. The press conference will originate at the American Astronomical Society meeting at the Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Images and data from the two new instruments installed onboard Hubble by astronauts in February will be released. Principal Investigators Drs. Rodger Thompson and Bruce Woodgate will give progress reports on the turn on and operation of their equipment, and members of their science teams will discuss the new observations and implications. For more information please call the contact below. CONTACT: Steve Maran, AAS Press Officer, 301-286-5154.
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