Donald Savage Headquarters, Washington, D.C. September 26, 1994 (Phone: 202/358-1547) Jim Elliott Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. (Phone: 301/286-6256) Ray Villard Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Md. (Phone: 410/338-4514) NOTE TO EDITORS: N94-67
The aftermath of this summer's spectacular crash of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 with Jupiter will be the topic of the next Space Astronomy Update news briefing at 1 p.m. EDT, September 29 in the NASA Headquarters Auditorium, 300 E. St., S.W., Washington, D.C.
"Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9: After The Crash" will include recent observations and science performed after the impacts on Jupiter. The panelists, members of the Hubble Space Telescope science team studying the comet's collision with Jupiter, will present new images showing the evolving impact sites and update some of the surprising discoveries made since the comet slammed into Jupiter the week of July 16-22.
The panelists will be Dr. John T. Clarke, Dr. Melissa McGrath, Dr. Heidi B. Hammel and Dr. Harol Weaver. The moderator will be Dr. Steve P. Maran of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
NASA TV is carried on Spacenet 2, transponder 5, channel 9, 69 degrees West. The transponder frequency is 3880 MHz, the audio is 6.8 MHz, and polarization is horizontal. The briefing will be broadcast live with two-way question-and-answer capability for reporters covering the briefings from participating NASA centers.