Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

November 10, 2008 15:48 ET

Media Advisory/NASA Teleconference Today About Status of Phoenix Mars Lander

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 10, 2008) - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EST today, Monday, November 10, to discuss the status of the Phoenix Mars Lander. Phoenix has been operating on the Red Planet for more than five months.

Participants will be:

- Barry Goldstein, Phoenix project manager at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

- Peter Smith, Phoenix principal investigator at the University of Arizona in Tucson

- Doug McCuistion, director of the Mars Exploration Program at NASA Headquarters in Washington

Reporters should call 888-398-6118 and use the pass code "Mars" to participate in the teleconference. International media should call 1-517-308-9298.

Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live at:

http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio

For information about the Phoenix mission, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/phoenix

Contact Information

  • Canadian Space Agency
    CSA Media Relations Office
    450-926-4370
    www.space.gc.ca