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NASA to Host June 7 Mars Rover Opportunity Teleconference

Press Release From: NASA HQ
Posted: Thursday, June 6, 2013

image NASA will hold a media teleconference at 9 a.m. PDT (noon EDT) on Friday, June 7, to provide an update about the long-lived Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. The 10th anniversary of this rover's launch is next month.

The briefing participants will be:
-- John Callas, project manager for Opportunity, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
-- Steve Squyres, principal investigator for Opportunity, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
-- Ray Arvidson, deputy principal investigator, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.

For teleconference dial-in information, reporters must send their name, media affiliation and telephone number to Elena Mejia at elena.mejia@jpl.nasa.gov or 818-393-5467.

Audio and visuals of the event will be streamed live online at:

http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio
and
http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl2

Visuals will be available at the start of the event at:
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/mer/telecon/20130607.html

For information about NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Project and the twin rovers Spirit and Opportunity, visit:
http://www.nasa.gov/rovers
and
http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov

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