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LONGUEUIL, QC, Aug. 22, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - On August 24, NASA will hold a media teleconference to provide an update on upcoming activities related to the OSIRIS-REx mission operations. The spacecraft is scheduled to arrive at the asteroid Bennu on December 3, 2018.

The purpose of the OSIRIS-REx mission is to collect a sample of Bennu and bring it to Earth for analysis in 2023. Canada's OLA instrument will create a 3D map of the asteroid's surface to help select an ideal sample site.

Audio of the teleconference will be transmitted live at the following link: https://www.nasa.gov/live.

To participate, media representatives must email their full name and the media outlet for which they work to Lonnie Shekhtman at lonnie.shekhtman@nasa.gov by August 24 at noon ET.

Canadian media outlets that would like to interview Tim Haltigin, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Senior Mission Scientist, Planetary Exploration, must contact the CSA Media Relations Office at ASC.Medias-Media.CSA@canada.ca.

 

Date:

August 24, 2018



Time:

2:00 p.m. (eastern time)



What:

NASA media teleconference



Who:

Lori Glaze, Acting Director, Planetary Science Division, NASA Headquarters, Washington




Dante Lauretta, OSIRIS-REx, Principal Investigator, University of Arizona, Tucson




Michael Moreau, OSIRIS-REx, Flight Dynamics Manager, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland




Sandy Freund, OSIRIS-REx, Lead, Mission Support Area, Lockheed Martin Space, Denver, Colorado

 

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