The briefing will take place at the Phoenix Mission Science Operations Center at the UA, will be carried live on NASA TV's Media and Public Channels and will also be Web cast.
Briefing participants will include:- Peter Smith; Phoenix Principal Investigator; UA
- Nilton Renno; Phoenix Science Team Member, Atmosphere; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
To participate in the question-and-answer session by phone, reporters must contact the UA (520-626-1974) or JPL Media Relations (818-354-5011) by 11:30 a.m. PDT (2:30 p.m. EDT) on June 13 for the call-in number.
In the continental United States, NASA Television's Public and Media channels are carried by MPEG-2 digital C-band signal on AMC-6, at 72 degrees west longitude, Transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical polarization. They're available in Alaska and Hawaii on an MPEG-2 digital C-band signal accessed via satellite AMC-7, transponder 18C, 137 degrees west longitude, 4060 MHz, vertical polarization. A Digital Video Broadcast compliant Integrated Receiver Decoder is required for reception. To view the Web cast, go to www.nasa.gov/ntv and click on Media Channel.
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