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PRE-LAUNCH BRIEFINGS FOR NG-13 CYGNUS CARGO MISSION TO ISS, Feb 8, 2020, Wallops Island, VA, 11:00 am and 3:00 pm ET


NASA will hold two pre-launch briefings for the launch of Northrop Grumman’s NG-13 Cygnus cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS) from Wallops Island, VA.  The briefings are on February 8, 2020, the day before the scheduled launch.  Both will be broadcast on NASA TV and NASA Live.

Pre-Launch News Conference, 11:00 am ET

·      Ven Feng, manager, International Space Station Transportation Integration Office, NASA’s International Space Station program

·      Heidi Parris, assistant program scientist, International Space Station Program Science Office

·      Jeff Reddish, project manager, Wallops Range Antares

·      Frank DeMauro, vice president and general manager, Tactical Space Systems, Northrop Grumman

·      Kurt Eberly, Antares vice president, Launch and Missile Defense Systems, Northrop Grumman

What’s On Board Science Briefing, 3:00 pm ET

Heidi Parris, assistant program scientist, NASA’s International Space Station Program Science Office

·      Patrick O’Neill, marketing and communications senior manager, International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory

·      Caitlin O’Connell, principal investigator, and Devin Ridgely, chief biologist, Mobile Space Lab, Scorpio-V, HNu Photonics

·      Bruce Hammer, principal investigator, and Louis Kidder, co-investigator, OsteoOmics, University of Minnesota

·      Christopher Own, facility manager and chief executive officer, and Lawrence Own, co-facility manager, Mochii, Voxa

·      Gary Ruff, project manager, Saffire-IV, NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland


February 8
11:00 am - 11:00 pm