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Parker Solar Probe First Findings - Media Telecon

NASA to Present First Parker Solar Probe Findings in Media Teleconference

NASA will announce the first results from the Parker Solar Probe mission, the agency's mission to "touch" the Sun, during a media teleconference at 1:30 pm EST on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019.

Parker has traveled closer to our star than any human-made object before it. The teleconference will discuss the first papers from the principal investigators of the mission’s four instruments. The papers will be published online Wednesday in Nature at 1 pm EST.

The teleconference audio will stream live at:

Participants in the call are:

• Nicola Fox, director of the Heliophysics Division, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington
• Stuart Bale, principal investigator of the FIELDS instrument at the University of California, Berkeley
• Justin Kasper, principal investigator of the SWEAP instrument at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor
• Russ Howard, principal investigator of the WISPR instrument at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington
• David McComas, principal investigator of the ISʘIS instrument at Princeton University in Princeton, N.J.



Karen Fox (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Communications Lead
Sarah Frazier (ADNET Systems, Inc.): Science Writer
Genna Duberstein (USRA): Lead Producer
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Producer
Joy Ng (USRA): Producer
Nicola Fox (NASA): Director
Dave McComas (SwRI): Scientist
Russ Howard (NRL): Scientist
Stuart Bale (University of California, Berkeley): Scientist
Justin Kasper (University of Michigan): Scientist
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. However, individual items should be credited as indicated above.