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NASA to Hold Media Call Today to Discuss New Horizons Mission Plans Following Spacecraft Anomaly

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Monday, July 6, 2015

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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