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Published:June 15th, 2007 06:43 EST
Astronauts Aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis to Hold News Conference

Astronauts Aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis to Hold News Conference

By SOP newswire

HOUSTON - On Saturday, June 16, the 10 astronauts and cosmonauts
flying aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis and the International Space
Station will hold a news conference at 5:08 p.m. CDT. Media representatives at participating NASA locations will be able to ask
questions during the news conference. Journalists should contact
their local field center to confirm its availability.

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 40-minute news
conference. For NASA TV downlink, schedule and streaming video
information, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv

During Atlantis' STS-117 mission, a new segment has been attached to
the station's backbone, and new solar arrays have been deployed to
prepare the station for the future delivery of European and Japanese
laboratories.

For more information about STS-117 and its crew, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle