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WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at noon EST Friday, Jan. 24, to discuss the road ahead for the three U.S. science instruments, as well as other NASA support, that are part of the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta mission.
Having been reactivated Monday after a record 957 days in hibernation, the spacecraft will be the first to orbit a comet and land a probe on its nucleus.
The Rosetta mission could help inform NASA's asteroid initiative, which will be the first mission to identify, capture and relocate an asteroid for astronauts to explore.
The teleconference participants are:
To participate by phone, reporters must send an email providing name, media affiliation and telephone number to Dwayne Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Brown at 202-358-1726 by 11:45 a.m. EST Friday.
The teleconference will be streamed live at:
Related images will be available at the start of the teleconference at:
For more information about Rosetta, visit:
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