NASA will reveal new results about the atmosphere of Mars this Thursday (Nov. 5) on a briefing in the James Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters in Washington. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency’s website, Joinfo.ua reports with the reference to NASA.
The space agency will start the briefing on Thursday at 2 p.m. EST (1900 GMT) to “announce new findings on fate of Mars’ atmosphere,” according to NASA.gov.
The news conference participants will be:
- Michael Meyer, lead scientist for the Mars Exploration Program at NASA Headquarters
- Bruce Jakosky, Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) principal investigator at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado, Boulder
- Jasper Halekas, MAVEN Solar Wind Ion Analyzer instrument lead at the University of Iowa, Iowa City
- Yaxue Dong, MAVEN science team member at LASP
- Dave Brain, MAVEN co-investigator at LASP.
The agency will also hold a brief Q&A session with media on site and by phone.