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NASA Highlights Mars, Earth and Other Science at AGU Event

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December 06, 2013

NASA researchers, including some from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics next week at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

The meeting will take place Dec. 9 to 13 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco.

Some news conference will be available via live streaming at http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl2, as follows:

Monday, 9 a.m. PSTCuriosity Rover Update
Monday, 10:30 a.m. PST Mapping Snowpack from the Sky
Tuesday, 9 a.m. PST Improving Natural Hazard Warnings
Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. PST News from Juno's Earth Flyby
Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. PST Dynamic Mars Over Time
Thursday, 11:30 a.m. PST New Results from Cassini Mission to Saturn

The briefings will not be carried on NASA Television.

After the Curiosity briefing on Dec. 9 hosted by AGU, a NASA media teleconference will be held at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST) to discuss the new results from the Radiation Assessment Detector on Curiosity. Audio will be streamed live on NASA's website at: http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio . NASA's media briefings during the meeting will feature topics such as the latest discoveries from Mars. Saturn's moon Titan, prospects for the recovery of the Antarctic ozone hole, Comet ISON, and close-up views of the sun from a NASA spacecraft launched this year.

For more information about NASA and agency programs, visit: http://www.nasa.gov .

Jia-Rui Cook 818-354-0850
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

Steve Cole 202-358-0918
NASA Headquarters, Washington


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