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NASA PRE-LAUNCH BFG FOR GRACE-FO MISSION, May 21, 2018, Vandenberg AFB, CA, 1:30 pm ET (webcast)

UPDATE:  The Grace-FO launch has been postponed until May 22.  Therefore, NASA has postponed this briefing until May 21 at 1:30 pm ET (10:30 am Pacific).

Original Entry: NASA will hold a pre-launch briefing for the GRACE-Follow On (GRACE-FO) mission on May 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm ET at Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA.   GRACE-FO will be launched along with a set of commercial Iridium NEXT communications satellites from Vandenberg on May 19 (UPDATE: now May 22).

The briefing and the launch will air on NASA TV and the agency’s website.

Participants in the briefing are:

  • David Jarrett, GRACE-FO program executive in the Earth Science Division at NASA Headquarters
  • Frank Webb, GRACE-FO project scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Frank Flechtner, GRACE-FO project manager at GFZ
  • Phil Morton, NASA GRACE-FO project manager at JPL
  • Capt. Jennifer Haden, weather officer for the 30th Space Wing at Vandenberg


May 21, 2018
7:00 am - 11:00 pm