NASA Daily News Summary For Release: June 27, 2000 Media Advisory m00-127 SUMMARY NEWS RELEASES

NASA and Representative McKinney Dedicate Aeronautics Classroom VIDEO ***ALL TIMES EASTERN*** VIDEO FILE FOR JUNE 27, 2000 ITEM 1 - X VEHICLE EXPOSITION - DFRC ITEM 2 - TDRS PRELAUNCH PACKAGE - GSFC (REPLAY) UPCOMING TELEVISION EVENTS

***************************** NEWS RELEASES NASA and Representative McKinney Dedicate Aeronautics Classroom Science and technology introduced themselves to the Dekalb School System as NASA and Representative Cynthia McKinney dedicated a new Aeronautics Education Laboratory (AEL) at the Fernbank Science Center, Atlanta, GA. NASA Administrator Daniel Goldin and Representative McKinney, along with Astronaut Joan Higgenbotham, other NASA officials, and staff from the Dekalb School System opened the lab doors at a dedication ceremony yesterday morning. Full text:

ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/media/2000/m00-128.txt NASA Headquarters contact: Sonja Alexander (Phone: 202/358-1761) Glenn Research Center contact: Lori Rachul (Phone: 216/433-2901) Congresswoman McKinney's Office contact: Sean P. Nichols (Phone: 202/225-1605) ---------------------------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 28, Wednesday - 10:00 am - TDRS-H L-1 Prelaunch News Conference - KSC - 11:00 am - ISO 9001 Certification Ceremony - HQ - 2:00 - 3:30 pm - Service Module Technical Prelaunch News Conference - JSC June 29, Thursday - 7:00 am - Live Coverage and Commentary Begins for the TDRS-H Launch - KSC - 8:38 am - TDRS-H Launch - KSC June 30, Friday - 6:00 - 10:00 am - Solar Cycle Live News Interviews - MSFC

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