June 20, 2011

NASA Schedules Telecon To Highlight Lunar Mission Results

NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 21, to highlight the results of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission. A panel will summarize the spacecraft's science findings and discuss the agency's plans for LRO's future.

Telecon panelists are:

-- Douglas Cooke, associate administrator, Exploration Systems Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington

-- Michael Wargo, chief lunar scientist for exploration at NASA Headquarters

-- Richard Vondrak, LRO project scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

To participate, reporters must e-mail their name, media affiliation and telephone number to J.D. Harrington at [email protected] by 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday.

NASA will stream live audio of the teleconference at: http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio

For more information about the LRO mission, visit: http://www/nasa.gov/LRO