Press Release

NASA schedules Mars Rover Media Briefing

By SpaceRef Editor
June 14, 2004
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NASA schedules Mars Rover Media Briefing

NASA will update the news media on the Mars Exploration
Rover (MER) mission Tuesday at 1 p.m. EDT at NASA’s Jet
Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, Calif.

The briefing will cover the Spirit rover’s arrival at
Columbia Hills and rover Opportunity’s descent into Endurance
Crater. Both rovers successfully completed their three-month
primary missions in April and are exploring during their
bonus extended missions.

To participate at JPL media should contact the Media
Relations Office for access and credentialing information at:

The news conference will be carried live on NASA TV available
on AMC-9, transponder 9C, C-Band, located at 85 degrees west
longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is
vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz. Audio of the
broadcast is available on voice circuit at: 321/867-
1220/1240/1260. The briefing will be webcast live at:

For information about NASA, MER and other agency missions on
the Internet, visit:

SpaceRef staff editor.