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NASA Media Call: New Horizons Mission Plans Following Spacecraft Anomaly

Press Release From: NASA HQ
Posted: Monday, July 6, 2015

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NASA will host a media teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT today to discuss the New Horizons spacecraft returning to normal science operations after a July 4 anomaly. The mission remains on track to conduct the entire close flyby sequence as planned, including the July 14 flyby of Pluto.

Participants in the teleconference will be:

Jim Green, director of Planetary Science, NASA Headquarters, Washington

Alan Stern, New Horizons principal investigator, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado

Glen Fountain, New Horizons project manager, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland

To participate by phone, reporters must contact Steve Cole at 202-358-0918 or stephen.e.cole@nasa.gov and provide their media affiliation no later than 2 p.m.

Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live at: http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio

For information about the New Horizons Mission visit: http://www.nasa.gov/newhorizons

 

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