NASA Daily News Summary For Release: Oct.



************ NEWS RELEASES ************ NASA ADMINISTRATOR HOSTS AGENCY-UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE NASA Administrator Daniel S. Goldin kicks off a major new higher-education initiative Oct. 19 as part of a unique live broadcast originating from Headquarters in Washington, DC. This new program is designed to strengthen the Agency's partnerships with the nation's universities and colleges. The conference will originate from the James E. Webb auditorium from 1 to 4 p.m. EDT and can be seen on both NASA Television and the World Wide Web. Full text of the release can be found at: NASA Headquarters contacts: Jim Cast (Phone: 202/358-1779)

Randall Correll (Phone: 202/358-2007) ---------------------------If NASA issues any news releases later today, we will email summaries and Internet URLs to this list. Index of 2000 NASA News Releases: Index of 1999 NASA News Releases:

************ VIDEO FILE ************ VIDEO FILE FOR OCT. 5, 2000 Item 1 - Inspection 2000 - JSC (replay) TRT - 20:00 Item 2 - Mars Global Surveyor Sees Valleys on Mars - JPL (replay from 10/2/00) Item 3 - The "Riven" Sky: Ozone Hole Widens, Deepens - GSFC TRT - 5:43 (replay) Item 4 - STS-92 Mission animation and b-roll (replay) - 24:00 Item 5 - STS-92 Astronaut Interviews (replay) - 65:30 NOTE: Today's Video File will run only at noon and 3 p.m. Coverage of the STS92 launch will begin at 4 p.m. NOTE: From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (normally the Education File) NASA TV will run a clip reel related to today's launch of the 100th Space Shuttle flight. TRT - 58:14 (replay). The log for today's clip reel, which focuses on missions from 1992 and later, can be found at (case-sensitive URL). For more details on the video files: NOTE: The 6 pm Video File is being preempted today by a Live

Television Event. See below. The 5 pm and 8 pm education hour is being preempted today by a Live Television Event. See below. The 100th Shuttle Mission Highlights Reel (later missions: 19912000) will run during the education hour today - 2 pm to 3 pm and will recycle at 11 pm and 2 am. Detailed logs of the 100th Shuttle Mission Highlights Reel can be found at:

---------------------------ANY CHANGES TO THE VIDEO LINE-UP WILL APPEAR ON THE NASA VIDEO FILE ADVISORY ON THE WEB AT 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 ************ October 5, Thursday - 5:00 - 9:00 a.m. - STS-92 Pad Shot - KSC - 4:00 p.m. - STS-92 Live Coverage and Commentary Begins - KSC - 9:38 p.m. - STS-92 Launch - KSC October 9, Monday - 9:00 - 11 a.m. - Expedition I Crew News Conference - Star City, Russia (via JSC) For a complete list of upcoming live television events, see

----------------------------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, During Space Shuttle missions, the full NASA TV schedule will continue to be posted at: For general information about NASA TV see:

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