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NASA Chief Scientist Available To News Media At Kennedy Space Center

Category: Aeronautics and Astronautics

Event Format: Media Opportunity

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Location: Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility (PHSF) viewing room, KSC, FL US

News media will have a chance to speak with NASA chief scientist and planetary geologist Dr. Ellen Stofan on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.  The interview opportunity will occur in the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility (PHSF) viewing room at the Kennedy Space Center.  Dr. Stofan will be observing NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutionN, or MAVEN, spacecraft after it has been encapsulated in the payload fairing. MAVEN is to be moved to Space Launch Complex 41 on Nov. 7.

News media should be at Kennedy's Press Site at 2 p.m. EST on Tuesday for transportation to the PHSF.

Those needing accreditation should apply online at https://media.ksc.nasa.gov by noon on Monday, Nov. 4. This event is open to U.S. media only. Badges may be picked up at the Kennedy badging office on State Road 405, east of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, after 8 a.m.

To learn more about the MAVEN mission, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/maven

 

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