NASA Daily News Summary For Release: June 12, 2000 Media Advisory m00-115 SUMMARY NEWS RELEASES

HISTORY STUDENTS SHOW OFF AMAZING PROJECTS AT NASA VIDEO ***ALL TIMES EASTERN*** VIDEO FILE FOR JUNE 12, 2000 ITEM 1 - LIGHTNING RATES MAY FORECAST TORNADOES - MSFC (REPLAY) UPCOMING TELEVISION EVENTS

***************************** NEWS RELEASES HISTORY STUDENTS SHOW OFF AMAZING PROJECTS AT NASA On Wednesday, June 14, 2000, some of the nation's future leaders will display their award-winning projects in a National History Day Exhibit at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC. Ten up-andcoming history scholars will present their work, reflecting this year¹s National History Day theme -- "Turning Points in History: People, Ideas, Events" -- between 9:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. EDT in the west lobby of the NASA Headquarters building at 300 E St., SW. Full text: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/pressrel/2000/00-090.txt

Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Sonja Alexander (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 UPCOMING TELEVISION EVENTS June 12, Monday - 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. - White House New Millennium Council Event GSFC June 13, Tuesday - 12:45 - 1:15 p.m. - Astronaut Jeff Williams Live News Interview with WTMJ - JSC June 14, Wednesday - 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. - Urban Heat Island Live News Interview - MSFC - 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Plasma Rocket Live News Interviews - JSC June 15, Thursday - 6:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Urban Heat Islands Live News Interviews MSFC - 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Agency Honor Awards - HQ

- 4:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Planetary Sensor Web Live News Interview JPL June 17, Saturday - 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - That NASA Show: "Space Clothes" and "Tortillas in Space" - HQ - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - That NASA Show: "Space Clothes" and "Tortillas in Space" - HQ - 11:00 a.m. - Noon - That NASA Show: "Space Clothes" and "Tortillas in Space" - HQ June 18, Sunday - 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - That NASA Show: "Space Clothes" and "Tortillas in Space" - HQ - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - That NASA Show: "Space Clothes" and "Tortillas in Space" - HQ - 11:00 a.m. - Noon - That NASA Show: "Space Clothes" and "Tortillas in Space" - HQ 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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