Press Release

NASA Daily News Summary January 27, 2000

By SpaceRef Editor
January 27, 2000
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NASA Daily News Summary
For Release: Jan. 27, 2000
Media Advisory m00-016

SUMMARY


NEWS RELEASES:
No News Releases Today

VIDEO:


ALL TIMES EASTERN


LIVE TELEVISION EVENT
STS-99 Crew Arrival at JSC
At approximately noon – time subject to change

Video File for Jan. 27, 2000


ITEM 1 – TODAY’S STS-99 CREW ARRIVAL AT KSC (replay)
ITEM 2 – SHUTTLE RADAR TOPOGRAPHY MISSION ANIMATION – JSC
ITEM 3 – SOLAR MAXIMUM – MSFC
ITEM 4 – SOLVE MISSION – EXAMINING OZONE DEPLETION
ITEM 5 – JOHN GLENN RETURNS TO SPACE – STS-95 B-ROLL (replay)

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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 File for Jan. 27, 2000

ITEM 1 – TODAY’S STS-99 CREW ARRIVAL AT KSC (replay)—–TRT 11:00


The Crew for the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) arrived
at Kennedy Space Center at approximately 12 noon EST on Jan. 27,
2000, flying T-38 jet airplanes. The SRTM mission is scheduled to
liftoff on Monday at 12:47 pm EST.


Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Dwayne C. Brown
(Phone 202/358-1726).

ITEM 2 – SHUTTLE RADAR TOPOGRAPHY MISSION
ANIMATION – JSC———————————TRT 16:14


Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: Dwayne C. Brown
(Phone 202/358-1726).
Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: David E. Steitz
(Phone 202/358-1730).

ITEM 3 – SOLAR MAXIMUM – MSFC


Contact at Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL: Steve
Roy (Phone 205/544-0034).

ITEM 3a – SOLAR MAXIMUM ANIMATION————————-TRT 4:40

ITEM 3b – INTERVIEW EXCERPTS——————————TRT 4:10


David Hathaway, NASA Scientist, MSFC

ITEM 4 – SOLVE MISSION – EXAMINING OZONE DEPLETION


Contact at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC: David E. Steitz
(Phone 202/358-1730).
Contact at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA: John
Bluck (Phone 650/604-5026).

ITEM 4a – SOLVE SCIENTISTS WORKING IN SWEDEN————–TRT 6:36


The SOLVE mission is an international scientific and research
effort to study Arctic ozone. The field campaign is being
conducted in Kiruna, Sweden. Footage shows preparation at the
Arena Arctica hangar of NASA¹s ER-2 (smaller) and DC-8 (larger)
specially equipped airplanes, taxi and takeoff. Footage also
includes an arctic sunrise.


ITEM 4b – INTERVIEW EXCERPTS——————————TRT 1:35


Gordon Fullerton, DC-8 Pilot for SOLVE and former NASA Astronaut,
Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, CA

ITEM 4c – INTERVIEW EXCERPTS——————————TRT 2:09


Valery Zahkarin, Russian Team Leader for SOLVE and General of the
Russian Air Force, retired (speaking through an interpreter)

ITEM 4d – INTERVIEW EXCERPTS——————————TRT 2:21


Phil DeCola, SOLVE Program Scientist, NASA Headquarters,
Washington, DC

ITEM 5 – JOHN GLENN RETURNS TO SPACE –
STS-95 B-ROLL (replay)—————————TRT 5:57


Contact at NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX: Eileen M.
Hawley (Phone 281/483-5111).

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Unless otherwise noted, ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN.


ANY CHANGES TO THE 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 Elvia Thompson,
202/358-1696, [email protected]


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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