NASA Discusses Asteroid Initiative Progress at AIAA’s Space 2013

Several NASA officials will update media Wednesday, Sept. 11, about the agency’s progress on a proposed mission to find, capture, redirect and visit a near-Earth asteroid.
The briefing will take place at 3 p.m. PDT (6 p.m. EDT) at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ Space 2013 Conference and Exposition at the San Diego Convention Center in California. Journalists attending Space 2013 may attend the briefing in person. Reporters also may join by teleconference.
The participants are:
— William Gerstenmaier, associate administrator, NASA’s Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, Washington
— Paul Chodas, Senior Scientist, NASA Near-Earth Object Program Office
— Brian Muirhead, chief engineer, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
— James Reuther, deputy associate administrator for programs, NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, Washington
— Steve Stich, deputy director of engineering, NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Houston
Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live at:

Source / Author: NASA