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WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. EST, Thursday, Feb. 28, to discuss new observations from NASA's twin Van Allen Probes, which are studying Earth's radiation belts. The briefing will be held at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd., in Laurel, Md.
The new observations have been embargoed by the journal Science until the start of the news conference, which will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website.
The briefing panelists are:
Journalists unable to attend in-person can ask questions via Twitter after 2 p.m. Feb. 28 using the hashtag #askNASA. To participate by phone, reporters must contact Geoff Brown at 240-228-5618 or Geoffrey.Brown@jhuapl.edu with their media affiliation no later than 10 a.m., Feb. 28.
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