NASA Daily News Summary For Release: Aug. 11, 1998 ***** News Releases for Aug.

11, 1998 NEW DATA MAY INCREASE CHANCE OF SOHO'S RECOVERY The dormant Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft has sent temperature and electrical data to ground controllers, information which could help in the satellite's recovery. Contacts: Don Savage, NASA HQ (202/358-1727); William Steigerwald, Goddard Space Flight Center (301/2865017). Full text of release: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/pressrel/1998/98-149.txt An index of NASA News Releases can be found at: http://www.nasa.gov/releases/1998/index.html ***** Video File for Aug. 12, 1998 Video supporting the Aug. 12 press briefing on predicting hurricane ground tracks. ITEM 1: CYCLONE SUSAN (animation) ITEM 1a: HOUSTON STORM TRMM FLY-OVER (animation) ITEM 1b: TRMM ANIMATION ITEM 1c: HURRICANE LINDA (3-D fly around) ITEM 1d: HURRICANE FRAN (GOES image) ITEM 1e: TYPHOONS IVAN AND JOAN (GOES image) ITEM 1f: TYPHOON PAKA (GOES image) ITEM 1g: WATER VAPOR (time lapse) ITEM 1h: IMMERSIVE HURRICANE WORK BENCH ITEM 1i: HURRICANE MODEL ITEM 1j: INTERVIEW - MARSHALL SHEPARD, Research Meteorologist For more information contact Wade Sisler at (301) 2566256. ITEM 2: CYCLONE TRACKING

For more information contact Kirsten Williams at (805) 942-2366 ITEM 2a: INTERVIEW - DR. RAMESH, Earth Science Program Manager For more information contact David Steitz at (202) 3581730. ITEM 2b: INTERVIEW - ROBBIE HOOD, Mission Scientist, CAMEX-3 Experiment For more information contact Tim Tyson at (256) 544-0994. ITEM 2c: INTERVIEW - DR. EDWARD BROWELL, Principal Investigator, LASE Project For more information contact Cathy Watson at (757) 8646122. The NASA Video File airs at noon, 3, 6, 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. The full text of the most recent NASA Video File Advisory can be found at: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/tv-advisory/nasa-tv.txt ***** Contract Awards Contract awards are posted to the NASA Acquisition Information Service Web site: http://procurement.nasa.gov/EPS/award.html ***** Upcoming Live Events Aug. 12, 1 p.m. EDT, Kennedy Space Center, FL. Media briefing on upcoming research into the nature of hurricanes and tropical storms. Contact: David Steitz (407/867-2468); George Diller (407/867-2468). Full text of the advisory can be found at: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/note2edt/1998/n98-051.txt

***** Upcoming Live Television Interview Opportunities Aug. 12, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. EDT Research into predicting hurricanes' ground tracks. Talent: Ms. Robbie Hood, Global Hydrology and Climate Center, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. To book time, call Connie James or Terasha King (205/544-2188 or 205/544-3234; pager 205/5441183, PIN 0224). All interviews will be conducted over NASA Television. ***** The NASA Daily News Summary is issued each business day at approximately 2 p.m. Eastern time. To unsubscribe from this list, please send an e-mail message to: brian.dunbar@hq.nasa.gov ***** end of daily news summary ****