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October 18, 2011

Immediate Release

President Obama to Present the 2010 National Medals of Science & National Medals of Technology and Innovation

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 18, 2011

 

President Obama to Present the 2010 National Medals of Science & National Medals of Technology and Innovation

 

WASHINGTON, DC -- On Friday, October 21, the President will honor the recipients of the 2010 National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation—the highest honors bestowed by the United States government on scientists, engineers, and inventors. He will also announce additional steps to speed the process of moving new ideas from the laboratory to the marketplace.  The ceremony will be carried live by satellite feed and webcast on the White House website at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/live.

 

President Obama will present the National Medals of Science and the National Medals of Technology and Innovation to the 2010 laureates.

 

To see the list of Laureates please visit: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/09/27/president-obama-honors-nation-s-top-scientists-and-innovators

 

When:  Friday, October 21, 2011 at 2:00 PM ET
(Pre-set 11:15 AM - Final Gather 1:30 PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

 

Where:  The East Room

The White House

Washington, D.C.

 

*** Media Coverage:  Members of the media wishing to cover this event and who do not have a White House hard pass must submit with their RSVP their full name, date of birth, Social Security number, country of citizenship, gender, country of birth, and city and state of residence to media_affairs@who.eop.gov by 3:00 PM ET on Thursday, October 19. 

 

 

Satellite Coordinates:

Test:  1:45 – 2:00 PM ET

Time:  2:00 – 2:30 PM ET

                         

C-Band digital 9 mhz:

 

Galaxy 19/C7 Slot B

Uplink Frequency:  6060.5 H

Downlink Frequency:  3835.5 V

Symbol Rate:  6.1113

FEC:  ¾

 

Ku-Band digital 9 mhz:

 

Galaxy 3C/K6 Slot B

Uplink Frequency:  14110 V

Downlink Frequency:  11810 H

 

For further information on the satellite feed, you may contact Barbara Valentino at Evolving Communications, 202-333-6195.

 

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