Spitzer Spies Spectacular Sombrero
The Sombrero galaxy as seen by NASA's Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes in a combined visible- and infrared-light view. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona
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NASA will host a news teleconference at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST) Thursday, Nov. 6, to announce discoveries from a sub-orbital rocket experiment that are redefining what we think of as galaxies.

The results are embargoed by the journal Science until 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST) Nov. 6.

The briefing participants are:

-- Michael Garcia, program scientist, NASA Headquarters, Washington

-- James Bock, astronomer, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

-- Michael Zemcov, astronomer, Caltech and JPL

-- Karoline Gilbert, assistant astronomer, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Maryland

Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live at:

http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio

Visuals will be posted at the start of the event at:

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sounding-rockets/

Audio and supporting visuals will be streamed live at:

http://www.ustream.tv/NASAJPL2

For more information, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov


News Media Contact

Whitney Clavin
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
818-354-4673
whitney.clavin@jpl.nasa.gov

Felicia Chou
NASA Headquarters, Washington
202-358-0257
felicia.chou@nasa.gov

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