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Bob Jacobs
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-1600)

September 26, 2003
NASA Marks 45 Years Of Exploration And Discovery
Immerse yourself in an interactive exploration of NASA's greatest achievements and challenges, as we mark the agency's 45th anniversary.

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 1 p.m. EDT, NASA Television and (
take you on an exciting tour of the agency's historic past and present, and we'll give you a glimpse into the future of exploration. Plus, put your knowledge of NASA to the test with our multimedia trivia challenges.

On NASA's 45th anniversary, Oct. 1, Administrator Sean O'Keefe hosts a special live television program from Washington, featuring Educator Astronaut Barbara Morgan and school students from across the area. The anniversary edition of NASA Update will look at the future of exploration as Administrator O'Keefe and Morgan share this landmark date with the next generation of explorers. The program airs on NASA Television Wednesday at 1 p.m.

NASA Television 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:

For more information about NASA and its rich history, visit:


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