Press Release

NASA Remembers The Legacy of President Ronald Reagan

By SpaceRef Editor
June 7, 2004
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The NASA TV “Video-File” (Newsfeed) will feature “A
Tribute to Ronald Reagan” beginning today, June 7, at 6:00
p.m. (EDT).

The 6-minute, 45-second package includes historical footage,
audio tracks and still images of President Reagan making
space-related announcements and speeches. It also features
his participation in NASA related events during his

Among the tribute’s highlights: Reagan’s directing NASA in
1982 to build an international space station; his eulogizing
of the Challenger astronauts in 1986; and Reagan’s Earth-to-
Space Shuttle phone call congratulating Guy Bluford on
becoming the first African-American in space in August of

“A Tribute to Ronald Reagan” will also be featured on
“Gallery” beginning Tuesday, June 8, at 1:00 PM (EDT).

NASA “Video-File” airs at 10 a.m., Noon, 3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9
p.m. and Midnight EDT. NASA “Gallery” is broadcast at 1 p.m.
and 1 a.m. EDT.

NASA TV is available on AMC-9, transponder 9C, C-Band,
located at 85 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0
MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80
MHz. For information about NASA TV on the Internet, visit:

SpaceRef staff editor.