Below is a copy of 's press release
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and SpaceX CEO Elon
Musk will discuss the first contracted cargo resupply flight to the
International Space Station during a Google+ Hangout from 1-1:30 p.m.
EDT Friday, Oct. 5. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and its Dragon cargo
spacecraft are scheduled to lift off at 8:35 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 7
from at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Bolden and Musk will talk about the flight, which will be the first of
12 contracted for NASA by SpaceX to resupply the space station. The
SpaceX flights under the Commercial Resupply Services contract will
restore an American capability to deliver and return significant
amounts of cargo, including science experiments, to the orbiting
laboratory — a feat not achievable since the retirement of the space
Followers on Twitter may ask a question in advance of or during the
event using the hashtag #askNASA. On NASA Facebook and Google+, a
comment thread will open for questions on the morning of the event.
To join the hangout, visit the NASA's Google+ page:
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