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Grey Hautaluoma/Erica Hupp
Headquarters, Washington
(202) 358-0668/1237

Randall Kremer
National Museum of Natural History, Washington
(202) 633-0817

April 7, 2006
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M06-061
 
 
NASA Announces Media Opening of Smithsonian Earth Science Exhibits
 
 
NASA invites the media to a preview of two major new exhibits on the Earth's changing climate Tuesday, April 11 at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Reporters should arrive at the museum's National Mall entrance by 10:00 a.m. EDT. They will be escorted to the preview. The exhibits, which open to the public April 15, feature scientific data from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

WHAT:
A media-only advance viewing of two new exhibits, "Atmosphere: Change in the Air" and "Arctic: A Friend Acting Strangely"

WHERE:
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington
10th and Constitution Ave., NW

WHEN:
Tuesday, April 11, 2006, 10:00 a.m. to noon EDT

WHO:
Phil DeCola, NASA program scientist
Ernie Hilsenrath, NASA program scientist
Kathy Crane, NOAA oceanographer

In addition to viewing the exhibits, reporters will be able to talk with program scientists from NASA and NOAA. For more information about the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, visit:

http://www.mnh.si.edu/

For more information about NASA and agency programs, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/home

 

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