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NASA Daily News Summary

For Release: Oct. 28, 1999


Media Advisory m99-225

SUMMARY:

No Press Releases Today

VIDEO FILE FOR OCT. 28, 1999

ITEM 1 - SPACE TRANSPORTATION DAY (replay)

ITEM 2 - INSPECTION '99 PSAs - JSC (replay)

BROADCAST NOTE: NASA TV will rebroadcast coverage of a


Congressional Hearing on Space Transportation Architecture
Studies: The Future of Earth-to-Orbit Spaceflight before the House
Committee on Science's, Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics,
taped on Oct. 27, 1999, as follows:

Friday, Oct. 29, 1:00 pm


Saturday, Oct. 30, noon
Sunday, Oct. 31, noon

NASA's Chief Engineer, Daniel Mulville, testified along with and


Rick Stephens, Vice President and General Manager, Reusable Space
Systems, Boeing Space and Communications; Michael Coats, Vice
President, Reusable Transportation Systems, Lockheed Martin
Astronautics; Dr. Michael Griffin, Executive Vice President and
Chief Technical Officer, Orbital Sciences Corporation; and Dr. Tom
Rogers, Chairman, Sophron Foundation.

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If NASA issues any news releases later today, we will e-


mail summaries and Internet URLs to this list.

Index of 1999 NASA News Releases:


http://www.nasa.gov/releases/1999/index.html

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Video File for Oct. 28, 1999

ITEM 1 - SPACE TRANSPORTATION DAY (replay)

NASA's future space transportation plans -- from next year's


experimental rocket planes to the starships of the next millennium
-- is the focus of Space Transportation Day '99 today, Oct.
27, at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.
During the one-day conference, sponsored by NASA's Lead Center for
Space Transportation Systems Development, NASA officials will
discuss the latest goals and programs aimed at opening space to
greater commercialization and exploration. The conference will
give government, industry, academia and interest groups a chance
to review the status of both current projects, as well as future
plans, and offer feedback.

Contact at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL:


June Malone (Phone 256/544-0034).

For more information see: http://www1.msfc.nasa.gov/NEWSROOM/

Item 1a - Video Includes: X-33 animation, X-34 animation, TRT 8:13


X-37 animation, Maglev animation

Item 1b - Interview excerpts: TRT :52

Dr. John Rogacki, Director, Space Transportation Directorate, NASA


Marshall Space Flight Center

ITEM 2 - INSPECTION '99 PSAs (replay) TRT: one @ :10 & one @ :30

The following videos are public service announcements for NASA's


Technology Showcase Inspection '99 at Johnson Space Center on
November 3 - 5, 1999.

Contact at NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX: Ed Campion


(Phone 281/483-5111).

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