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OSIRIS-REX MISSION SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING BFG, Oct 19, 2020, virtual, 3:00 pm ET

Update, October 19: NASA issued a modified press release at 10:37 am ET this morning stating that the 3:00pm ET  briefing will NOT be broadcast on NASA TV.  It is a teleconference only and audio can be heard on NASA Live.  NASA also added a social media Q&A session later this afternoon from 5:00-5:30 pm ET with Zurbuchen and Glaze that WILL be broadcast on NASA TV.

3 p.m. – OSIRIS-REx Science and Engineering media teleconference, airing live on nasa.gov/live, with the following participants:

  • Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington
  • Lori Glaze, Planetary Science Division director, NASA Headquarters
  • Heather Enos, OSIRIS-REx deputy principal investigator, University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Kenneth Getzandanner, OSIRIS-REx flight dynamics manager, Goddard
  • Beth Buck, OSIRIS-REx mission operations program manager, Lockheed Martin Space, Littleton, Colorado

For phone dial-in information, media should contact Lonnie Shekhtman at lonnie.shekhtman@nasa.gov no later than 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19.

​4:45 to 5:30 p.m. (event begins at 5 p.m.)  – Live Social Media Question-and-Answer Session, airing on NASA TV, with the following participants:

  • Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington
  • Lori Glaze, Planetary Science Division director, NASA Headquarters

 

Original Entry: NASA is holding a series of briefings in connection with the first attempt by its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to collect a sample of the asteroid Bennu on October 20 for return to Earth.

At 3:00 pm ET on October 19, 2020, it will have briefing on OSIRIS-REx mission science and engineering that will air on NASA TV and NASA Live.

Participants are:

  • Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington
  • Lori Glaze, Planetary Science Division director, NASA Headquarters
  • Heather Enos, OSIRIS-REx deputy principal investigator, University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Kenneth Getzandanner, OSIRIS-REx flight dynamics manager, Goddard
  • Beth Buck, OSIRIS-REx mission operations program manager, Lockheed Martin Space, Littleton, Colorado

Details

Date:
October 19
Time:
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm