NASA Officials to Discuss Fiscal Year 2015 Budget


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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will brief reporters about the agency's fiscal year 2015 budget at 2 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 4, from Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. NASA Chief Financial Officer Elizabeth Robinson and Goddard Center Director Chris Scolese will join Bolden.

The news briefing will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency's website.

Questions will be taken from media in person at Goddard and remotely from NASA Headquarters and other participating NASA centers. Media interested in attending the briefing in person should contact Ed Campion in Goddard’s Office of Communications at 301-286-0697, 202-423-6285, or edward.s.campion@nasa.gov. The deadline for accreditation is noon, Monday, March 3.

Following the news briefing, journalists in attendance at Goddard will have a media opportunity with the associate administrators of NASA's mission directorates. This will not be carried on NASA TV and is only available to media at Goddard.

NASA also is credentialing 20 of its social media followers to cover the budget briefing. Those who want to be part of this event and ask questions can apply online. Social media accreditation for U.S. citizens is open through 5 p.m. Sunday, March 2. Selected participants also will have the opportunity to tour Goddard prior to the briefing.

To apply for social media accreditation, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/social

During the budget briefing, NASA also will take as many questions as possible submitted via Twitter using the hashtag #askNASA.

For NASA TV streaming video, schedule and downlink information, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/nasatv

The NASA budget and supporting information will be available online at 1 p.m. Tuesday, at:

http://www.nasa.gov/budget

 

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