NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before Station Flight
HOUSTON — NASA wanderer Sunita Williams, creation final preparations for a Jul launch to a International Space Station, will be accessible for live satellite interviews from 6 to 7 a.m. CDT Tuesday, Jun 26. The interviews will issue from Moscow and will be preceded during 5:30 a.m. by a feed of video documenting Williams’ goal training.
Williams, a record-setting wanderer who lived and worked aboard a space hire for 6 months in 2006, will be a moody operative on a station’s Expedition 32 crew. She will turn commander of Expedition 33. Williams is scheduled to launch during 9:40 p.m. CDT Jul 14 (8:40 a.m. Jul 15 Baikonur time) from a Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan with Flight Engineers Yuri Malenchenko of a Russian Federal Space Agency and Akihiko Hoshide of a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency.
Williams is a local of Needham, Mass., and a 1987 connoisseur of a U.S. Naval Academy. After earning her commission, Williams served in several roles as a Navy officer before being comparison as an wanderer claimant by NASA in 1998. She perceived a master’s grade from a Florida Institute of Technology in 1995.
Williams and her colleagues will be aboard a hire during an unusually bustling duration that includes dual spacewalks, a attainment of Japanese, U.S. blurb and Russian resupply vehicles, and an increasingly faster gait of systematic research.
To arrange an interview, news media member contingency hit Karen Svetaka during 281-483-8684 or firstname.lastname@example.org by 2 p.m. Monday, Jun 25.
The NASA Live Interview Media Service (LIMS) satellite will be used for a interviews. LIMS satellite parameters will be supposing by NASA to reliable clients closer to a event.
For NASA Television streaming video, downlink and scheduling information, visit:
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