NASA Daily News Summary For Release: Nov.

27, 1998 Media Advisory 98-84 TODAY'S SUMMARY: _ STS-88 Television Schedule available later today. _ NASA Video File for Nov. 27, 1998 ********** No news releases have been issued on Nov. 27. If 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 STS-88 TV Schedule Available Later Today The first version of the NASA Television Schedule for STS-88, set for launch Dec. 3, will be available later today. The URL: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/tv-advisory/sts88.txt

VIDEO FILE FOR NOVEMBER 27, 1998 ITEM 1: STS-88 INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION B-ROLL Footage includes mission animation detailing the orbital mating of Unity and Zarya, completed Station animation, spacewalkers training in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory, past spacewalks, and hardware preparation. Contact at NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX: James Hartsfield 281/483-5111. Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Dwayne Brown 202/358-1762. ITEM 2: SWAS TO STUDY STAR FORMATION

The SWAS spacecraft is scheduled for launch on Dec. 2, 1998. SWAS will study the formation of stars from amorphous gas clouds. Contact at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD: Jim Salhi 301/286-8955. Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Don Savage 202/358-1727. ITEM 3: TRMM: A YEAR IN REVIEW (replay) Contact at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD: Allen Kenitzer 301/286-2806. Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Dave Steitz 202/358-1730. ITEM 4: THE MYTH OF THE EXPANDING SAHARA DESERT (replay) Contact at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD: Wade Sisler 301/286-6256. Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Dave Steitz 202/358-1730. ITEM 5: DEEP SPACE ONE ANIMATION (replay) Contact at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA: John Watson 818/354-5011. Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Doug Isbell 202/358-1753. ^^^^^ The NASA Video File normally airs at noon, 3:00, 6:00, 9:00 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. Ray Castillo NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: 202/358-4555. The most recent NASA Video File Advisory can be found at:

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