Add to the NASA Daily News Summary For Release: May 11, 1999 Media Advisory m99-094 Summary

: -- Video File for May 11 -- Upcoming Live Interview Opportunity: Synthetic Vision, May 14 ***** No news releases have been issued today. If NASA issues any news releases later today, we will e-mail summaries and Internet URLs to this list. Index of 1999 NASA News Releases: http://www.nasa.gov/releases/1999/index.html ***** Video File for May 11, 1999 ITEM 1 STS-96 B-Roll (TRT 15:09) (REPLAY) STS-96, a 10-day flight, will take four men, three women and more than 5,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station. While docked with the station, the astronauts will conduct a spacewalk to attach a crane to the station for future assembly missions. The crew also will install equipment needed before the arrival of the crew living Pquarters, to be launched by Russia later this year. Footage includes International Space Station animation, STS-96 crew training and EVA preparation, STS-96 mission animation and Starshine animation. Contact at NASA Headquarters: Dwayne Brown, 202/358-1726; Contact at NASA Johnson: Eileen Hawley, 281/483-5111. ***** UPCOMING LIVE INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY: Synthetic Vision Will Reduce Airline Fatalities, May 14 TOPIC: The deadliest accidents for airliners and small aircraft happen in poor visibility -- at night, in bad weather or both. The NASA Aviation Safety Program is working to put an end to those kinds of accidents. NASA and aviation industry teams are developing Synthetic Vision, a revolutionary cockpit display system that would use new and existing technologies to give pilots a clear, electronic picture of what¹s outside their windows no matter what the weather or time of day. TALENT: Michael Lewis, NASA Aviation Safety Program Director TIME: May 14, 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. EDT

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