NASA Daily News Summary For Release: August 28, 2000 Media Advisory m00-168 SUMMARY NEWS RELEASES

None today.

VIDEO

***ALL TIMES EASTERN***

VIDEO FILE FOR AUGUST 28, 2000 UPCOMING TELEVISION EVENTS

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

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

---------------------------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 File - August 28, 2000 ITEM 1- VAST OCEAN MAY LURK UNDER EUROPA'S SURFACE (ARCHIVE VIDEO) (REPLAY)

---------------------------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.

----------------------------UPCOMING TELEVISION EVENTS August 28, Monday - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Robert Gilruth Memorial Service - JSC August 29, Tuesday - 9:00 a.m. - STS-106 Satellite Validation Testing - KSC - 10:00 a.m. - STS-106 Satellite Validation Testing - GSFC

- 11:00 a.m. - STS-106 Satellite Validation Testing - MSFC - 1:00 p.m. - STS-106 Satellite Validation Testing - JSC - 2:00 p.m. - STS-106 Satellite Validation Testing - DFRC August 30, Wednesday - 9:00 a.m. - STS-106 Satellite Validation Testing - MILA August 31, Thursday - 6:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Video Stabilization and Resolution Live News Interviews - MSFC - 6:00 p.m. - Astronaut Candidate Class 0f 2000 Introduction to the Media - JSC For a complete list of upcoming live television events, see http://www.nasa.gov/ntv/breaking.html

----------------------------Unless otherwise noted, ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN. 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/

***************************** SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Digital Earth Community Meeting The 4th Digital Earth Community Meeting will held on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2000, to facilitate the evolution of Digital Earth, a NASA-led digital representation of the planet that will allow people in government, academia, and the private sector to explore and interact with vast amounts of natural and cultural information The morning's sessions will focus on planning for Digital Earth 2001 Conference and the afternoon will be devoted to discussion of the Digital Earth Alpha Versions, Interoperability, and commercial presentations. Although the meeting is open to all, presentations are limited in number and may last only 10 minutes. The meeting will be held in the National Geographic Society Auditorium in Washington, DC, from 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For information and to reserve a place at the meeting, contact Dr. Amy Frederick, (301) 286-4058 or via email at afrederi@pop700.gsfc.nasa.gov. Space is limited and will be allocated on a first come basis. For information about Digital Earth, see http://www.digitalearth.gov.

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