TDRS-M Prelaunch News Conference

NASA/Kim Shiflett2017-08-17


Washington, DC, United States

In the Kennedy Space Center's Press Site auditorium, NASA and industry leaders speak to members of the media at a prelaunch news conference for NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-M. Participants from left are: Tim Dunn, launch director at NASA Kennedy, Badri Younes, deputy associate administrator for Space Communications and Navigation at NASA Headquarters in Washington, Dave Littmann, project manager for TDRS-M at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, James Wilson III, Boeing program manager for NASA/Civil Space Programs, and Scott Messer, United Launch Alliance program manager for NASA missions. TDRS-M is the latest spacecraft destined for the agency's constellation of communications satellites that allows nearly continuous contact with orbiting spacecraft ranging from the International Space Station and Hubble Space Telescope to the array of scientific observatories. Liftoff atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is scheduled to take place from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 8:03 a.m. EDT Aug. 18.

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  • Title: TDRS-M Prelaunch News Conference
  • Creator: NASA/Kim Shiflett
  • Date Created: 2017-08-17
  • Location: KSCTV Auditorium, Press Site
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: ajwatso3