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SpX-13 PRE-LAUNCH PRESS CONFERENCES, Dec 11, 2017, KSC, 11:00 am and 3:30 pm ET (NASA Live)

Update, December 5/6:  The SpX-13 launch has been postponed to December 12, and the two pre-launch briefings consequently are rescheduled for December 11.  The times for the two briefings are 11:00 am ET (mission status) and 3:30 pm ET (what’s on board) as they were originally.

Original entry:  NASA will hold two pre-launch press conferences at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) on December 7, 2017, at 11:00 am and 3:30 pm ET, in advance of the December 8, 2017 launch of the Space-X CRS-13 (SpX-13) cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

The two press conferences on December 7 are as follows.  They will be broadcast on NASA TV.

11:00 am ET, Mission Status, with representatives from NASA’s ISS Program Office, SpaceX, and the Air Force’s 45th Space Wing,

3:30 pm ET, What’s on Board science briefing highlighting research testing: fiber optic filaments, how plants respond to microgravity, the accuracy of a biosensor used for diabetes management, a drug delivery system for combatting muscle atrophy and instruments to measure the Sun’s energy input to Earth and orbital debris.

Details

Date:
December 11
Time:
11:00 am - 5:30 pm