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GRAIL Prelaunch News Conference
stewjack
post Aug 25 2011, 04:24 PM
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NASA Sets GRAIL Launch Coverage Events
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2011-264

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA's GRAIL spacecraft is set to launch to the moon aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket on Sept. 8, 2011, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. There are two instantaneous (one-second) launch windows at 8:37:06 a.m. and 9:16:12 a.m. EDT (5:37:06 a.m. and 6:16:12 a.m. EDT). The launch period extends through Oct. 19. The launch times occur approximately 4 minutes earlier each day.

GRAIL Prelaunch News Conference
A prelaunch news conference will be held at NASA Kennedy Space Center's Press Site on Sept. 6, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT).

Edit: Apparently the news conference is already over. This link should be the recorded conference.

http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/16865733

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post Aug 25 2011, 06:11 PM
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GRAIL press kit


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post Sep 8 2011, 09:09 AM
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The GRAIL pre-launch news conference (of Sept. 6) and the GRAIL Science briefing can be seen here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p18j_vmIyso...nel_video_title
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jje78j9E6Hw...nel_video_title
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