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Press Release 93-40

Media Advisory

Experimental Communications Satellite to be Launched in Mid-July Aboard Shuttle Discovery


A press briefing to discuss the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) developed and managed by Lewis engineers. And, an overview of the experiments program and participation of private industry and academia in the program.


Participants include:

Dr. Richard Gedney - Lewis Research Center
Manager, ACTS Project Office

Rodney M. Knight - Lewis Research Center
Deputy Project Manager, Operations and Experiments

Dr. Don Flournoy
ACTS Project manager and director of the Institute for Telecommunication Studies
Ohio University

John Voss
Senior Vice President and Director of Information Systems and Services
The Huntington Service Company

Thursday, July 8, 1993
10 a.m.

NASA Lewis Research Center
21000 Brookpark Road
Bldg. 55 - ACTS Master Ground Station
Cleveland, Ohio
For more information contact:

Mary Ann Peto/Linda Ellis
NASA Lewis Research Center
(216)433-2902 or 433-2900

Dorothy Brownley
The Huntington Bank

Dwight Woodward
Ohio University

Please call Mary Ann Peto at (216) 433-2902 if you plan to attend.

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