May 30, 2012
SpaceX Dragon Reentry and Splashdown Coverage On NASA TV
NASA Television will provide extensive coverage of the departure of the SpaceX Dragon capsule from the International Space Station before its reentry and splashdown on May 31.
On Wednesday, May 30, a news briefing previewing the departure activities will be held at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT) and will be broadcast live on NASA TV and the agency's website. Participants include NASA Flight Director Holly Ridings and SpaceX Mission Manager John Couluris.
A news briefing will be held jointly from Johnson and SpaceX in Hawthorne, Calif., at 1 p.m. CDT (2 p.m. EDT) live on NASA TV.
Media representatives can participate in person at Johnson or via telephone by calling 281-483-5111 at least 15 minutes before each briefing. Media badges from Dragon launch activities at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida will be honored at Johnson through splashdown.
For NASA TV downlink information, schedules and links to streaming video, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
For up-to-date information about the SpaceX mission, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/spacex