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 Please do not publish these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
The cover sheet should be plainly marked: "QUESTION FOR HUBBLE PRESS
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.
SOURCE American Astronomical Society