NASA Daily News Summary For Release: September 21, 1998 Media Advisory 98-33 TODAY'S SUMMARY: ***** NASA Video File

for Sept. 21, 1998 Upcoming Live Events: NASA Administrator in the Classroom, Sept. 22 Deep Space 1 Prelaunch Briefing, Sept. 22 Undersea Challenge Mission, Sept. 23-30 Space Station Module Transfer Ceremony, Sept. 25 Aeronautics Conference, Oct. 9 ***** No press releases have been issued today. If any are issued later, summaries and Internet URLs will be e-mailed to this list. Index of NASA News Releases: http://www.nasa.gov/releases/1998/index.html ***** Video File for September 21, 1998 ITEM 1: DISCOVERY ROLLS TO THE PAD FOR GLENN FLIGHT

On Monday, September 21, Discovery rolled from the Vehicle Assembly Building to the Launch Pad. Contact at Kennedy Space Center: Joel Wells 408/867- 2468; contact at Headquarters: Ray Castillo 202/358-4555. ITEM 2: SOUNDING ROCKET LAUNCHES EXPERIMENTS (replay) Contact at Ames Research Center: John Bluck 650/604-5026. The NASA Video File airs at noon, 3, 6, 9 p.m. and midnight Eastern time. For further information, please contact Ray Castillo, 202/358-4555. 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 most recent NASA Video File Advisory can be found at: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/tv-advisory/nasa-tv.txt ***** Upcoming Live Events STUDENTS GO BACK TO SCHOOL WITH NASA COMPUTERS Students at Kramer Middle School in Washington, DC, will show NASA Administrator Daniel S. Goldin how NASA-donated computers will be used in their classroom on Tuesday, Sep. 22. Contact: Beth Schmid, NASA HQ, Washington, DC, 202/358-1760. Full text of Note to Editors: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/note2edt/1998/n98-058.txt DEEP SPACE 1 PRELAUNCH BRIEFING, SEP. 22 Representatives from NASA's Deep Space 1 mission team will conduct a televised media briefing on the mission and its goals on Tuesday, Sep. 22, at 2 p.m. EDT. Contact: Douglas Isbell, NASA HQ, Washington, DC, 202/358-1547; John Watson, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, 818/354-5011. Full text of Note to Editors: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/note2edt/1998/n98-057.txt GOING "ALL OUT" UNDER WATER NASA's Life Sciences Division is sponsoring the Challenge Mission, an eight-day deployment of the Scott Carpenter Space Analog Station on the sea floor off Key Largo, Sep. 23-30. Contact: Jennifer McCarter, NASA HQ, Washington, DC, 202/358-1639. Full text of Note to Editors: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/note2edt/1998/n98-056.txt LEONARDO MPLM TRANSFER CEREMONY AT KSC SEPT. 25 NASA Administrator Daniel S. Goldin and the President of the Italian Space Agency, Sergio De Julio, will meet at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, FL, on Friday, Sept. 25 for a ceremonial event transferring the "Leonardo" Multipurpose Logistics Module (MPLM) from the Italian Space Agency (ASI) to NASA. Contact:

Debra Rahn Headquarters, Washington, DC (Phone: 202/358-1638); George Diller or Lisa Malone, Kennedy Space Center, (Phone: 407/867-2468) Full text of Note to Editors: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/note2edt/1998/n98-059.txt CONFERENCE TO REVIEW PROGRESS OF AERONAUTICS PROGRAM NASA will brief industry and the public-at-large on progress in meeting its aeronautics goals at the first conference of this kind to be held Friday, Oct. 9, 1998, at NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH. Contacts: Michael Braukus, NASA HQ, 202/358-1979; Lori Rachul, NASA Lewis Research Center, 216/433-8806. For the full text of this Note to Editors: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/note2edt/1998/n98-054.txt ***** CONTRACT AWARDS NASA contract awards are posted to: http://procurement.nasa.gov/EPS/award.html ***** The NASA Daily News Summary is issued at approximately 2 p.m. Eastern time on business days when news releases, new Video File material or live events are scheduled. Members of the news media who wish to subscribe to or unsubscribe from this list should send an e-mail message to: brian.dunbar@hq.nasa.gov ***** END OF DAILY NEWS SUMMARY