NASA Daily News Summary For Release: April 28, 2000 Media Advisory m00-85 SUMMARY NEWS RELEASES: None

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VIDEO Video File for April 28, 2000 ALL TIMES EASTERN ITEM 1 - NEAR MOVIES OF ASTEROID EROS - APL (Replay) ITEM 2 - SEAWIFS (AND POSSIBLY TERRA) IMAGES OF FIRES IN THE YUCATAN PENINSULA - GSFC (Replay) ITEM 3 - SHUTTLE ATLANTIS POWER DRIVE UNIT REPLACED ON PAD KSC(Replay) ITEM 4 - MOC IMAGES - JPL (Replay) ITEM 5 - BOOMERANG REVEALS EARLY UNIVERSE IMAGES - NSF/NASA (REPLAY) LIVE TELEVISION EVENTS COMING UP

***************************** NEWS RELEASES None today.

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If NASA issues any news releases later today, we will email summaries and Internet URLs to this list. Index of 2000 NASA News Releases: http://www.nasa.gov/releases/2000/index.html Index of 1999 NASA News Releases: http://www.nasa.gov/releases/1999/index.html

***************************** VIDEO LIVE TELEVISION COMING UP May 3, Wednesday - 2:30 a.m. - GOES-L Launch - KSC - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Planetary Alignment Live News Interviews - JPL May 11, Thursday - 6:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Interstellar Transportation Live News Interviews - MSFC - 1:00 p.m. - Chandra Space Science Update - HQ May 12, Friday - 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Satellite Adjustment and Maintenance at all NASA uplink sites - All Centers May 18, Thursday - 4:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Fido Robot Testing Live News Interviews- JPL May 25, Thursday - 6:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Lightning Research Live News Interviews - MSFC - 4:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Voice Driven Animation System Live News Interviews - JPL June 1, Thursday - 4:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Inflatable Spacecraft Live News Interview - JPL

June 2, Friday - 5:30 - 11:00 a.m. - Gamma Ray Spectacular Live News Interviews - GSFC

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