Press Release

NASA Plans Update to Discuss Station Lab Report

By SpaceRef Editor
June 20, 2007
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NASA Plans Update to Discuss Station Lab Report
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WASHINGTON — NASA has scheduled a media teleconference for Monday, June 25, at 2 p.m. EDT to discuss a plan to use the U.S. segment of the International Space Station as a national laboratory. In late May, NASA sent Congress a report that outlined possible partnerships with other government agencies and private companies to conduct research aboard the station. The report will be posted on the Internet at 9 a.m., June 25, at:

http://www.nasa.gov/station

The briefing participants are:

– Bill Gerstenmaier, associate administrator, Space Operations

– Mark Uhran, assistant associate administrator, International Space Station

To participate, reporters should contact Katherine Trinidad by 5 p.m. Friday. NASA will stream live audio of the event at:

http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio

SpaceRef staff editor.