NASA Announces Televised Chandra News Conference

WASHINGTON -- NASA will hold a news conference at 12:30 p.m. EST on Monday, Nov. 15, to discuss the Chandra X-ray Observatory's discovery of an exceptional object in our cosmic neighborhood.

The news conference will originate from NASA Headquarters' television studio, 300 E St. SW in Washington and carried live on NASA TV.

Media representatives may attend the conference, join by phone or ask
questions from participating NASA locations. To RSVP or obtain
dial-in information, journalists must send their name, affiliation
and telephone number to Trent Perrotto at: trent.j.perrotto@nasa.gov
by 10 a.m. EST on Nov. 15. Reporters wishing to attend the conference
in-person must have a valid press credential for access. Non-U.S.
media also must bring passports.

Scientists involved in the research will be available to answer
questions. Panelists providing analysis of the research include:
- Jon Morse, director, Astrophysics Division, NASA Headquarters in
- Kimberly Weaver, astrophysicist, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center,
Greenbelt, Md.
- Alex Filippenko, astrophysicist, University of California, Berkeley

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Source: NASA

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