NASA Daily News Summary For Release: June 23, 2000 Media Advisory m00-124 SUMMARY NEWS RELEASES

PICTURES/VIDEO RELEASED: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC JOURNALISTS "STUDENT CAMPUS" VISITS JOHNSON SPACE CENTER JUNE 28 PRESS CONFERENCE WILL DESCRIBE NEXT INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION COMPONENT -- ZVEZDA LIVING QUARTERS VIDEO ***ALL TIMES EASTERN*** VIDEO FILE FOR JUNE 23, 2000 ITEM 1 - EVIDENCE OF LIQUID WATER ON MARS ITEM 2 - NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC JOURNALISTS VISIT NASA

UPCOMING TELEVISION EVENTS

***************************** NEWS RELEASES JUNE 28 PRESS CONFERENCE WILL DESCRIBE NEXT INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION COMPONENT -- ZVEZDA LIVING QUARTERS

A news conference will be held at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, June 28, at NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, to provide an overview of the next International Space Station (ISS) component, the Zvezda Service Module, scheduled to launch in July. The Russian-provided Zvezda will be the station's early crew quarters and provide key life support, propulsion, navigation, communications and other equipment. Launch is tentatively planned aboard a Russian Proton rocket between July 10 and 12 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The briefing will be carried live on NASA Television, and reporters at other NASA centers may participate. Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Kirsten Williams (202/358-0243). Contact at NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX: Eileen Hawley (281/483-5111). For full text, see: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/note2edt/2000/n00-027.txt

---------------------------PICTURES/VIDEO RELEASED: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC JOURNALISTS "STUDENT CAMPUS" VISITS JOHNSON SPACE CENTER NASA has released pictures and video capturing the visit of forty aspiring journalists to NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, on June 19, during which the students participated in a press briefing from Astronaut Franklin Chang-Diaz. The visit was part of a "Student Campus" educational effort sponsored by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, currently holding its annual conference in Houston. The group had an opportunity for an inside look at the historic Mission Control Center and heard from Milt Heflin, an experienced flight director who is currently deputy chief of the Flight Director Office. Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington DC: Sonja Alexander (Phone 202/358-1761). Contact at NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX: Eileen Hawley (Phone 281/483-5111).

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***************************** VIDEO UPCOMING TELEVISION EVENTS June 24, Saturday - 9:00 - 10:00 am - That NASA Show: "Space Clothes" and "Tortillas in Space" - HQ - 10:00 - 11:00 am - That NASA Show: "Space Clothes" and "Tortillas in Space" - HQ - 11:00 am - Noon - That NAS A Show: "Space Clothes" and "Tortillas in Space" - HQ - Noon - 1:30 pm - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 1:30 - 3:00 pm - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 3:00 - 4:30 pm - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 4:30 - 6:00 pm- NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on

6/20/00) - HQ - 6:00 - 7:30 pm - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 7:30 - 9:00 pm - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 9:00 - 10:30 pm - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 10:30 - Midnight - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ June 25, Sunday - 9:00 - 10:00 am - That NASA Show: "Space Clothes" and "Tortillas in Space" - HQ - 10:00 - 11:00 am - That NASA Show: "Space Clothes" and "Tortillas in Space" - HQ - 11:00 am - Noon - That NAS A Show: "Space Clothes" and "Tortillas in Space" - HQ - Noon - 1:30 pm - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 1:30 - 3:00 pm - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 3:00 - 4:30 pm - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 4:30 - 6:00 pm- NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 6:00 - 7:30 pm - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 7:30 - 9:00 pm - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 9:00 - 10:30 pm - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ - 10:30 - Midnight - NASA's Mars Program after the Young Report Hearing Before the House Committee on Science (recorded on 6/20/00) - HQ

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