Tuesday, January 19, 2010

NASA to Hold Briefing on Advanced Mission to Study Our Sun

Tuesday, January 19, 2010
NASA is scheduled to host a briefing at 1 p.m. EST, on Thursday, Jan. 21, to discuss the upcoming launch and science of an unprecedented mission to study the sun and its dynamic behavior. The briefing on NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, mission will take place in the NASA Headquarters auditorium, located at 300 E St. S.W. in Washington and at the press site at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The briefing participants are:

- Richard Fisher, Heliophysics division director, NASA Headquarters in Washington
- Madhulika Guhathakurta, SDO program scientist, NASA Headquarters
- Dean Pesnell, SDO project scientist, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
- Elizabeth Citrin, SDO project manager, Goddard

The briefing will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency's Web site. To watch the briefing on the Web, visit:

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