Media invited to prepare for hurricane season at NASA Goddard

In preparation for this hurricane season, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., invites reporters to learn about the hot topics in hurricane research. During the first week of hurricane season, on Wed. June 7, reporters will get an inside look at how NASA researches hurricanes, see exciting new visualizations, meet NASA's hurricane experts, and receive press kits and other media resources. Scientists will also be available for interviews.

Tune into NASA-TV on June 1 for a live satellite interviews with NASA scientists, and brand new hurricane video clips. These clips will also be shown at media day.

Reporters should come to the Goddard Visitor's Center, Soil Conservation Road, Greenbelt, Md. by 8:50 a.m. ET, where they will receive visitor badges and be escorted to the event.

WHAT:
Hurricane Media Day

WHERE:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, Md.

WHEN:
Wednesday, June 7, 2006, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT

WHO:
Meet with and interview various NASA hurricane scientists, public affairs staff, and NASA-TV producers

Reporters interested in attending should call Rob Gutro, NASA Public Affairs at 301-286-4044 or email: Rgutro@pop900.gsfc.nasa.gov, or Sarah Dewitt, NASA-TV at 301-286-0535, or email Sarah.L.Dewitt@nasa.gov to register or request the DVD of 2005 storms.

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For information on NASA's current activities in hurricane research, visit: on the Web: http://www.nasa.gov/hurricane

For more information about NASA and agency programs, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/home


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