NASA Daily News Summary For Release: October 21, 1998 Media Advisory 98-055 TODAY'S SUMMARY: * Jupiter's Moon

Callisto May Hide Salty Ocean * NASA Contributes Technology to War on Cancer * NASA Video File for Oct. 21, 1998 ********** JUPITER'S MOON CALLISTO MAY HIDE SALTY OCEAN Jupiter's second largest moon, Callisto, may have a liquid ocean tucked under its icy, cratered crust, according to scientists studying data gathered by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. The Galileo findings, to be published in the Oct. 22 issue of the journal Nature, reveal similarities between Callisto and another of Jupiter's moons, Europa, which has already displayed strong evidence of a subsurface ocean. Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Douglas Isbell 202/358-1753. Contact at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA: Jane Platt 818/354-5011. Full text available at: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/pressrel/1998/98-192.txt ^^^^^ NASA CONTRIBUTES TECHNOLOGY TO WAR ON CANCER In observance of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, NASA will release information on new ways aerospace research and technology is helping in the understanding, detection and treatment of all types of cancer. Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Terri Hudkins, 202/358-1977.

Full text available at: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/note2edt/1998/n98-062.txt Note to Subscribers: A resource list for this story was appended to the news summary dated Oct. 1, 1998. ^^^^^ If any additional news releases are issued later today, 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 OCT. 21, 1998 NOTE: From October 19 - 26 the video file may run up to 2 hours in length to accommodate all the requests to run John Glenn and STS-95 video. On October 27 - 28, the video file will run around the scheduled briefings. After launch, please check the STS-95 television schedule for the video file run time. ITEM 1: JUPITER'S MOON CALLISTO MAY HIDE SALTY OCEAN Jupiter's second largest moon, Callisto, may have a liquid ocean tucked under its icy, cratered crust, according to scientists studying data gathered by NASA's Galileo spacecraft. Contact at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA: Jane Platt 818/354-5011. Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Doug Isbell 202/358-1753.. ITEM 2: JOHN GLENN HISTORICAL FOOTAGE (replay) Contact at NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston TX: Eileen Hawley 281/483-5111.

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