NASA Daily News Summary For Release: April 5, 2000 Media Advisory m00-67 SUMMARY NEWS RELEASES: None

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----VIDEO VIDEO FILE: Item 1 - NASA Sees Significant Arctic Ozone Loss Item 2 - The Great Moonbuggy Races Item 3 - Research Wind Turbine Test Item 4 - Breast Cancer Infrared Tool (replay) LIVE TELEVISION EVENTS THIS WEEK SPECIAL NOTICE TO TV PRODUCERS: HUBBLE'S 10TH ANNIVERSARY ***************************** NEWS RELEASES None Today.

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***************************** VIDEO LIVE TELEVISION EVENTS THIS WEEK: April 6, Thursday - 1:30 pm - STS-101 TCDT Pad Q& A (Questions from Kennedy Space Center only) - KSC - 4:00 - 5:00 pm - Marshall Moonbuggy Remote Uplink Test - Space and Rocket Center, AL - 5:30 - 10:00 pm - Ulysses Sails Through a Comet Live News Interviews - JPL April 7, Friday - 6:00 - 10:00 am - Moon Buggy Races Live News Interviews - MSFC - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the House Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies Appropriations Committee (recorded on 4/6/00) - HQ - 1:00 - 6:00 pm - FIRST Robotics National Finals - Epcot Center, Orlando, FL (direct uplink to NTV) - 7:00 am - 9:30 pm - FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the House Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies Appropriations Committee (recorded on 4/6/00) - HQ - *9:30 - Midnight - FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the House Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies Appropriations Committee (recorded on 4/6/00) - HQ April 8, Saturday - 8:00 am - 6:00 pm - FIRST Robotics National Finals - Epcot

Center, Orlando, FL (direct uplink to NTV) April 9, Sunday - Noon - 2:30 pm - FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the House Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies Appropriations Committee (recorded on 4/6/00) - HQ - 3:00 - 5:30 pm - FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the House Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies Appropriations Committee (recorded on 4/6/00) - HQ - 6:00 - 8:30 pm - FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the House Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies Appropriations Committee (recorded on 4/6/00) - HQ - 9:00 - 11:30 pm - FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the House Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies Appropriations Committee (recorded on 4/6/00) - HQ

----------------------------SPECIAL NOTICE TO TV PRODUCERS: HUBBLE'S 10TH ANNIVERSARY -------- LIVE SATELLITE INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY -------Celebrate Hubble¹s 10th Birthday! - Take a video tour of some of Hubble¹s greatest hits - Five new stamps to be issued of Hubble favorites In April 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) rocketed into space aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery bringing a brilliant new golden age of astronomy. Hubble¹s stunning pictures have revolutionized astronomy and astounded the public. Though Hubble has only been in operation for 10 years, its phenomenal influence on our civilization's perception of the vast and mysterious universe will be felt for a long time to come. Hubble Project Scientists Dr. David Leckrone and Dr. Malcom Niedner are available on Monday, April 10, from 5:40 11:00 a.m. EDT to discuss Hubble's legacy of achievement. Ask the scientists about Hubble:

- Hubble¹s images have captivated both scientists and the general public. How has Hubble changed our understanding of our place in the universe? (visual: beauty montage) - What are Hubble¹s greatest discoveries? (visual: discovery montage) - The Post Office is releasing five new stamps today. Can you give us a sneak peek at the new stamps? (visual: stamp montage) - Hubble is the first and only telescope that is serviceable by spacewalking astronauts. How have the servicing missions extended Hubble¹s scientific powers? (visual: spacewalk montage). - What new upgrades do you have planned for Hubble and when will the astronauts next visit? - What are the advantages of a spaceborne telescope? - What is your favorite Hubble image? To bool a Window: Deanna Corridon 301-286-0041, Wade Sisler 301286-6256, pager 888-474-0914. TV-Control room number 301-286-6146. The interviews: come to you from NASA¹s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. - The interviews from 5:40 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. will be broadcast on GE-2, transponder 9C, C-Band, located at 85 degrees West longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical and audio is monaural at 6.8 MHz. - Interviews from 8:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. will be broadcast on KU-Band Telstar 5, transponder 11 at 97 degrees West longitude, vertical polarization, frequency - 11929 MHz, and audio at 6.6/6.8 MHz. B-Roll will be fed at 5:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 10. Full video package will run April 10 & 11th during the NASA-TV (GE-2 transponder 9C) Video File feed scheduled for noon EDT.

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Unless otherwise noted, ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN. ANY CHANGES TO THE VIDEO LINE-UP WILL APPEAR ON THE NASA VIDEO FILE ADVISORY ON THE WEB AT ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/tv-advisory/nasa-tv.txt WE UPDATE THE ADVISORY THROUGHOUT THE DAY. The NASA Video File normally airs at noon, 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and midnight Eastern Time. NASA Television is available on GE-2, transponder 9C at 85 degrees West longitude, with vertical polarization. Frequency is on 3880.0 megahertz, with audio on 6.8 megahertz. Refer general questions about the video file to NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Ray Castillo, 202/358-4555, or Fred Brown, 202/358-0713, fred.brown@hq.nasa.gov During Space Shuttle missions, the full NASA TV schedule will continue to be posted at: http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/nasatv/schedule.html For general information about NASA TV see: http://www.nasa.gov/ntv/

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