The mission and scientific goals of Genesis, a NASA
mission to collect solar wind and return it to Earth, will be
the subject of a news briefing Wednesday, July 11, at 2:30
p.m. EDT. Genesis is scheduled for launch July 30 on a Delta
rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL.

Participants will be:

* Dr. Jay Bergstralh, Discovery Program, Office of Space
Science, Washington, DC

* Dr. Donald Burnett, Genesis principal investigator,
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

* Chester Sasaki, Genesis project manager, Jet Propulsion
Laboratory, Pasadena, CA

* Dr. Meenakshi Wadhwa, cosmochemist, the Field Museum,

The press briefing will originate from the James E. Webb
Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, Washington,
DC, and will be carried live on NASA Television with two-way
question-and-answer capability for reporters covering the
event from participating NASA centers.

NASA TV is broadcast on GE-2, transponder 9C, C-Band, located
at 85 degrees West longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz.
Polarization is vertical and audio is monaural at 6.8 MHz.

The briefing will be webcast at: