NASA Daily News Summary For Release: April 14, 2000 Media Advisory m00-74 SUMMARY NEWS RELEASES: None

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----VIDEO VIDEO FILE: ITEM ITEM ITEM ITEM 1 -CASSINI FLIES THROUGH ASTEROID BELT - JPL (REPLAY) 2- NANO-EXPLORERS VIDEO/MOU SIGNING CEREMONY - HQ (REPLAY) 3- ROBOTIC PAINT STRIPPER - JPL (REPLAY) 4- ULTRASONIC DRILL UNDERGOES TESTING - JPL (REPLAY)

LIVE TELEVISION EVENTS THIS WEEK

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VIDEO LIVE TELEVISION EVENTS THIS WEEK: April 14, Friday - 9:30 am - Noon - FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies; Appropriations Committee (recorded 4/13/00) - HQ - *12:30-2:15 pm FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies; Appropriations Committee (recorded 4/13/00) - HQ - *3:30 - 5:15 pm FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies; Appropriations Committee (recorded 4/13/00) - HQ - 5:30 - 10:00 pm - New Sonic Drill for Space Research Live News Interviews - JPL - *10:00 - 11:45 pm FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies; Appropriations Committee (recorded 4/13/00) - HQ April 15, Saturday - TBD - FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies; Appropriations Committee (recorded 4/13/00) - HQ April 16, Sunday - TBD - FY 2001 Budget Posture Hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on VA-HUD-Independent Agencies; Appropriations Committee (recorded 4/13/00) - HQ

----------------------------Unless otherwise noted, ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN. ANY CHANGES TO THE VIDEO LINE-UP WILL APPEAR ON THE NASA VIDEO FILE ADVISORY ON THE WEB AT ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/tv-advisory/nasa-tv.txt WE UPDATE THE ADVISORY THROUGHOUT THE DAY. The NASA Video File normally airs at noon, 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 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. Refer general questions about the video file to NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Ray Castillo, 202/358-4555, or Fred Brown, 202/358-0713, fred.brown@hq.nasa.gov During Space Shuttle missions, the full NASA TV schedule will continue to be posted at:

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