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NASA Briefing to Preview Upcoming Mission to Jupiter
Jul 22, 2011 (05:07 PM EDT)
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will hold a news briefing at 1 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 27, at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to discuss preparations for the upcoming Juno mission to Jupiter. The briefing will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency's website.
Juno, scheduled to launch Aug. 5, will improve our understanding of our solar system's beginnings by revealing the origin and evolution of Jupiter. Juno will get closer to Jupiter than any other spacecraft and will provide images and the first detailed glimpse of its poles.
Briefing participants are:
U.S. media without permanent Kennedy accreditation need to apply for credentials by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26. New accreditation for international journalists is closed. Credentialing requests should be submitted online at:
For NASA TV streaming video, downlink and schedule information, visit:
For more information about Juno, visit:
Ustream will carry the briefing live with a chat box available at: