NASA will hold a virtual media briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 28, to preview the launch of the agencys first spacecraft to study Jupiters Trojan asteroids. The Trojan asteroids are remnants of the early solar system clustered in two swarms leading and following Jupiter in its path around the Sun.
Participants in Tuesdays briefing will be:
- Lori Glaze, director of NASA’s Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington.
- Keith Noll, Lucy project scientist, NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
- Donya Douglas-Bradshaw, Lucy project manager, NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
- Hal Levison, Lucy principal investigator, Southwest Research Institute in Boulder Colorado.
- Rich Lipe, Lockheed Martin spacecraft program manager, Denver, Colorado.