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Event: FUSE Mission Science Briefing Set for June 8 -- Upcoming STS-96 Live Events ***** FUSE MISSION SCIENCE BRIEFING SET FOR JUNE 8 Hoping to discover how the basic elements of the universe came into existence, NASA will launch the Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) on June 23 from Cape Canaveral Air Station, FL. Scientists will use FUSE to study primordial chemical relics of the Big Bang, from which all the stars, planets and life evolved. FUSE team members will brief reporters on the mission at 1 p.m. EDT June 8. The briefing will originate from the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, Washington, DC. NASA Television will broadcast the briefing live with two-way question-and-answer capability from participating NASA centers. Contact at NASA Headquarters: Donald Savage, 202/358-1547; Contact at NASA Goddard: Donna Drelick, 301/286-8955; Contact at Johns Hopkins University: Gary Dorsey, 410/516-7160. Full text of the release: ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/note2edt/1999/n99-035.txt 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 ***** Today's Video File aired at noon EDT today and is not scheduled to be replayed. Tomorrow's Video File will air at noon EDT. A TV schedule combining mission events and other NASA television can be found at:
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/nasatv/schedule.html ***** UPCOMING STS-96 LIVE EVENTS: Thursday, June 3, 1999 9:30 p.m. EDT, MISSION STATUS BRIEFING Saturday, June 5, 1999 2:10 a.m. EDT, CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN AMERICAN HISTORY DOWNLINK MESSAGE 7 a.m. EDT, MISSION STATUS BRIEFING Sunday, June 6, 1999 2:02 a.m. EDT, STS-96 LANDING ***** The NASA Video File generally airs at noon, 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and midnight Eastern Time, but may be pre-empted by mission coverage or breaking news. 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. Refer general questions about the video file to NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Ray Castillo, 202/358-4555, or Pam Poe, 202/358-0373. During Space Shuttle missions, the full NASA TV schedule will continue to be posted at: http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/nasatv/schedule.html For general information about NASA TV see: http://www.nasa.gov/ntv/ ***** Contract Awards Contract awards are posted to the NASA Acquisition Information Service Web site: http://procurement.nasa.gov/EPS/award.html ***** The NASA Daily News Summary is issued each business day at approximately 2 p.m. Eastern time. Members of the media who wish to subscribe or unsubscribe from this list, please
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