Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD)
June 08, 2015
MEDIA ADVISORY M15-089
NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project completed its second flight test when the saucer-shaped craft splashed down safely Monday in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Hawaiian island of Kauai. A post-flight media teleconference will be held at 1 p.m. EDT (7 a.m. HST), Tuesday, June 9 to review the test.
Briefing participants are:
- Steve Jurczyk, associate administrator for the Space Technology Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington
- Mark Adler, LDSD project manager at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California
- Ian Clark, LDSD principal investigator at JPL
To participate by phone, reporters must contact Kim Newton by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or 256-653-5173 no later than 5 a.m. Tuesday.
Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live at: http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio