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NASA to Reveal Data Showing a New View of Our Galaxy

Published by Matt on Tue Oct 13, 2009 7:29 pm via: source
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WASHINGTON – NASA will hold a NASA Science Update at 2:15 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 15, to discuss new science data of our galaxy obtained from the agency’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer, or IBEX, spacecraft.

NASA Television and the agency’s Web site will provide live coverage of the briefing from the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, in Washington.

Artist's concept of the Milky Way galaxy. Credit: NASA

Artist's concept of the Milky Way galaxy. Credit: NASA

The briefing participants are:

  • David McComas, IBEX spacecraft principal investigator and senior executive director, Space Science and Engineering Division, Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio
  • Eric Christian, IBEX deputy mission scientist, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
  • Rosine Lallement, senior scientist at the French National Center for Scientific Research in Paris
  • Lindsay Bartolone, lead of Education and Public Outreach at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago
  • Don Mitchell, Cassini spacecraft instrument scientist, IBEX co-Investigator, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md.

For more information about NASA TV schedules, downlinks and streaming video, visit:  http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

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