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NASA EVENTS ON RESULTS FROM PARKER SOLAR PROBE, Dec 4, 2019, virtual, 1:30 pm and 3:00 pm ET

NASA will present initial results from the Parker Solar Probe on December 4, 2019

At 1:30 pm ET, a media telecon will take place.  It will be broadcast on the NASA Live website.  Speakers are:

  • Nicola Fox, director of the Heliophysics Division in the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington
  • Stuart Bale, principal investigator of the FIELDS instrument at the University of California, Berkeley
  • Justin Kasper, principal investigator of the Solar Wind Electrons Alphas and Protons (SWEAP) instrument at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor
  • Russ Howard, principal investigator of the Wide-Field Imager for Parker Solar Probe (WISPR) instrument at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Washington
  • David McComas, principal investigator of the Integrated Science Investigation of the Sun (ISOIS) instrument at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey

At 3:00 pm ET, a special edition of NASA Science Live will air on NASA TV and NASA social media sites.  Links are embedded in this excerpt from the NASA press release.

The media event will be followed at 3 p.m. by a special episode of NASA Science Live about the results and the overall science goals of the Parker mission. The program will air on NASA Television, the agency’s websiteFacebook LiveYouTube and Periscope. The public can send questions during the event using the hashtag #askNASA on Twitter or by leaving a comment in the chat section of Facebook.

In addition, NASA will host a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on December 5 at 2:00 pm ET.


December 4, 2019
1:30 pm - 11:00 pm