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DART PRE-LAUNCH BRIEFING, Nov 22, 2021, virtual, 7:00 pm ET

NASA will hold a pre-launch briefing for the DART mission on November 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm ET. It will air on NASA Live and NASA TV.

DART — the Double Asteroid Redirection Test — is scheduled for launch on November 24 at 1:20 am ET.  Other pre-launch briefings also are planned. See our separate calendar entries for those. NASA will provide live launch coverage beginning at 12:30 am ET on November 24.

Participants in the November 22 briefing are:

  • Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator, NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters
  • Lindley Johnson, planetary defense officer, NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office, NASA Headquarters
  • Ed Reynolds, DART project manager, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Omar Baez, senior launch director, Launch Services Program, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida
  • Julianna Scheiman, director for civil satellite missions, SpaceX
  • Capt. Maximillian Rush, weather officer, Space Launch Delta 30, Vandenberg Space Force Base


November 22, 2021
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm