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Friday, June 17, 2011

NASA Schedules Telecon To Highlight Lunar Mission Results

J.D. Harrington/Michael Braukus
Headquarters, Washington
Nancy Neal-Jones
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.

WASHINGTON -- 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 by 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday.

NASA will stream live audio of the teleconference at

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

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