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NASA Daily News Summary 24 Apr 2000

By SpaceRef Editor
April 24, 2000
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NASA Daily News Summary
For Release: April 24, 2000
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SUMMARY

NEWS RELEASES:

NASA TEAMS WITH THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY
TO FIGHT SKIN CANCER

VIDEO

No video file today due to the launch of Space Shuttle mission
STS-101 at 4:15 pm.

LIVE TELEVISION EVENTS THIS WEEK

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NEWS RELEASES

NASA TEAMS WITH THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY
TO FIGHT SKIN CANCER

As part of its ongoing commitment to prevention and early
detection of skin cancer, NASA will team up this year with the
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) to screen NASA employees for
skin cancer on AAD’s annual Melanoma Monday. AAD members will
volunteer their time to participate in this special screening.
The screening will begin at 9:30 a.m. EDT on May 1, in room CD70
of the Health Unit at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St., SW,
Washington, DC. Senior NASA officials along with AAD President
Dr. Richard K. Scher will be available from 10 to 11 a.m. EDT to
discuss the importance of skin cancer prevention and detection.

Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Renee Juhans
(Phone: 202/358-1712).

For full text, see:
ftp://ftp.hq.nasa.gov/pub/pao/note2edt/2000/n00-018.txt

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If NASA issues any news releases later today, we will e-
mail summaries and Internet URLs to this list.

Index of 2000 NASA News Releases:
http://www.nasa.gov/releases/2000/index.html

Index of 1999 NASA News Releases:
http://www.nasa.gov/releases/1999/index.html

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VIDEO

LIVE TELEVISION EVENTS THIS WEEK

April 24, Monday
*Midnight – 10:00 am – Launch Pad Shot – KSC
10:00 am – Launch Coverage and Commentary of STS-101 Begins – KSC
4:15 pm – Launch of STS-101 (Atlantis) – KSC

April 26, Wednesday
2:00 pm – Boomerang Space Science Update – HQ

During the Space Shuttle Mission, see

http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/nasatv/schedule.html

for the latest television schedule

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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:
http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/realdata/nasatv/schedule.html

For general information about NASA TV see:
http://www.nasa.gov/ntv/

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Contract Awards

Contract awards are posted to the NASA Acquisition information
Service Web site: http://procurement.nasa.gov/EPS/award.html

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