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ICESAT-2 PRE-LAUNCH BRIEFING, Sept 13, 2018, VAFB, CA, 4:00 pm ET

NASA will host a pre-launch briefing for the ICESAT-2 launch on September 13, 2018  at 4:00 pm ET (1:00 pm local time) from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), CA.  (The launch is scheduled for September 15 at 8:46 am ET from VAFB — 5:46 am local time).

The briefing on September 13 will take place at NASA Building 836 at VAFB. Participants are:

  • Tom Wagner, ICESat-2 program scientist at NASA Headquarters
  • Doug McLennan, ICESat-2 project manager at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Donya Douglas-Bradshaw, ATLAS instrument project manager at Goddard
  • Tom Neumann, ICESat-2 deputy project scientist at Goddard
  • Lori Magruder, ICESat-2 science definition team lead at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Helen Fricker, ICESat-2 science definition team member at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Bill Barnhart, ICESat-2 program manager at Northrop Grumman
  • Tim Dunn, launch director at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center
  • Scott Messer, program manager for NASA Programs at United Launch Alliance
  • 1st Lt. Daniel Smith, launch weather officer with the 30th Space Wing at Vandenberg

It will be broadcast on NASA TV and the agency’s NASA Live website.   Media and the public can ask questions via Twitter using #askNASA


September 13, 2018
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm