Press Release

NASA Announces Apollo Astronauts Media Briefing

By SpaceRef Editor
July 13, 2009
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WASHINGTON — NASA will hold a news briefing with astronauts from the Apollo program at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, July 20, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing.

The news conference will take place in the James Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, in Washington. It will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s Web site.

Astronauts scheduled to participate are:

– James Lovell, Apollo 8 and Apollo 13
– Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11
– David Scott, Apollo 15
– Charles Duke, Apollo 16
– Thomas Stafford, Apollo 10 and Apollo-Soyuz Test Project
– Eugene Cernan, Apollo 10 and Apollo 17

Reporters at participating NASA centers may ask questions. Journalists should confirm with their local center that location’s availability.

For NASA TV downlink information, schedules and links to streaming video, visit:

For a list of Apollo 40th anniversary events and more information about the anniversary, visit: and

SpaceRef staff editor.