HOUSTON (NASA PR) — NASA will make a major announcement today at 4 p.m. EST regarding the future of commercial resupply launches to the International Space Station (ISS). The announcement will be made during a news conference from NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency’s website at:
The event will include a brief question-and-answer session with media.
The news conference participants are:
- Ellen Ochoa, Johnson Space Center director
- Sam Scimemi, ISS Division director at NASA Headquarters in Washington
- Kirk Shireman, ISS program manager at Johnson
- Julie Robinson, ISS chief scientist at Johnson
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