NASA Daily News Summary For Release: May 22, 2000 Media Advisory m00-101 SUMMARY NEWS RELEASES

NASA Partners with the Air Force to Attract Minority Students to Aerospace NASA and Congressman Owens Open New Aeronautics Classroom

VIDEO ***ALL TIMES EASTERN*** Note: Due to the Shuttle Schedule, the Video File will play at noon EDT as usual and then replay along with the STS-101 Flight Day Highlights. For more information, watch NASA TV and check the Shuttle Mission Schedule (http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/nasatv/schedule.html) for updates. Item 1 - Mars Global Surveyor Releases 20,000 Images - JPL Item 2 - X-40A Goes to Dryden for Flight Testing- MSFC Item 3 - GOES Launch and Video File (replay for WTVJ in Miami) ***************************** NEWS RELEASES NASA and Congressman Owens Open New Aeronautics Classroom Brooklyn, NY, students soon will be exploring the world of science and technology using the latest computer hardware and software in the brand new Major Owens Aeronautics Education Laboratory (AEL), named for Brooklyn Congressman Major R. Owens. NASA Administrator Daniel Goldin, Astronaut Michael P. Anderson and other NASA officials, along with Congressman Owens, and staff from Medgar Evers College/CUNY, Brooklyn, NY, and the Glenn Research Center,

Cleveland, OH, open the lab doors today at a dedication ceremony on the campus of Medgar Evers College. Headquarters contact: Sonja Alexander (Phone: 202/358-1761) Glenn Research Center contact: Lori Rachul (Phone: 216/433-2901) Medgar Evers College contact: Fred Price (Phone: 212/594-8926) ---------------------------NASA Partners with the Air Force to Attract Minority Students to Aerospace NASA for the first time this year will use an established U.S. Air Force agreement to fund flight training for minority Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) candidates. NASA's Office of Safety and Mission Assurance will fund one of two three-week flight training programs for 18 Air Force cadets who plan to pursue engineering, mathematics and science majors. Headquarters contact: Sonja Alexander (Phone: 202/358-1761) ---------------------------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 Note: Due to the Shuttle Schedule, the Video File will play at noon EDT as

usual and then replay along with the STS-101 Flight Day Highlights. For more information, watch NASA TV and check the Shuttle Mission Schedule (http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/nasatv/schedule.html) for updates. Video File for May 22, 2000 11:22 a.m. Item 1 - Mars Global Surveyor Releases 20,000 Images - JPL TRT: TBD Contact at Headquarters: Dolores Beasley (202) 358-1753. Contact at Jet Propulsion Lab: Mary Hardin (818) 354-5011. Item 2 - X-40A Goes to Dryden for Flight Testing- MSFC TRT: 11 Contact at Headquarters: Jim Cast (202) 358-1779. Contact at Marshall: Dave Drachlis (256) 544-2520. Item 3 - GOES Launch and Video File (replay for WTVJ in Miami) TRT: 19:00 Contact at Headquarters: Dave Steitz (202) 358-1730. Contact at Goddard Space Flight Center: Wade Sisler (301) 286-6256. For a complete list of upcoming live television events, see http://www.nasa.gov/ntv/breaking.html

----------------------------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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