Press Release: Has Nasa found aliens?

http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2010/nov/HQ_M10-167_Astrobiology.html

Dwayne Brown 
Headquarters, Washington                                
202-358-1726 
dwayne.c.brown@nasa.gov 
  
Cathy Weselby 
Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. 
650-604-2791 
cathy.weselby@nasa.gov 
Nov. 29, 2010
 

MEDIA ADVISORY : M10-167

 
 

NASA Sets News Conference on Astrobiology Discovery; Science Journal Has Embargoed Details Until 2 p.m. EST On Dec. 2

 
 

WASHINGTON — NASA will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 2, to discuss an astrobiology finding that will impact the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life. Astrobiology is the study of the origin, evolution, distribution and future of life in the universe. 

The news conference will be held at the NASA Headquarters auditorium at 300 E St. SW, in Washington. It will be broadcast live on NASA Television and streamed on the agency's website at http://www.nasa.gov. 

Participants are: 
–     Mary Voytek, director, Astrobiology Program, NASA Headquarters, Washington 
–     Felisa Wolfe-Simon, NASA astrobiology research fellow, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, Calif. 
–     Pamela Conrad, astrobiologist, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. 
–     Steven Benner, distinguished fellow, Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution, Gainesville, Fla. 
–     James Elser, professor, Arizona State University, Tempe 

Media representatives may attend the conference or ask questions by phone or from participating NASA locations. To obtain dial-in information, journalists must send their name, affiliation and telephone number to Steve Cole at stephen.e.cole@nasa.gov or call 202-358-0918 by noon Dec. 2. 

For NASA TV streaming video and downlink information, visit: 

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

 

For more information about NASA astrobiology activities, visit: 

http://astrobiology.nasa.gov