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Michael Finneran
(757) 864-6121/23/24
For Release: Feb. 1, 1999

UPDATE - 2/1/99
Information on NASA's FY2000 Budget can be found HERE, effective 2:00 p.m. today

RELEASE NO. 99-005

NASA Langley to Hold News Briefing on FY 2000 Budget Request

A briefing on NASA's fiscal year 2000 budget request will be held on Monday, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. in the newsroom at Langley Research Center.

The briefing will have two parts:

  • 2 to 3 p.m.: NASA Administrator Daniel S. Goldin and comptroller Malcolm Peterson will hold a briefing and answer reporters' questions from Washington, D.C. The briefing will be carried live on NASA TV with two-way question and answer capability for reporters covering the event from participating NASA centers.
  • 3 to 4 p.m.: Langley Research Center Director Dr. Jeremiah F. Creedon will discuss the Langley portion of the NASA budget and its impact locally. He also will participate in a question and answer session with Hampton Roads reporters.

The briefings will be held in the NASA Langley newsroom in the Pearl I. Young Theater on North Dryden Street. Reporters will be met at the gate and provided with badges by a representative of the Office of Public Affairs.

NASA television is on GE-2, transponder 9C, located at 85 degrees West longitude, with vertical polarization. Frequency will be on 3880.0 megahertz, with audio on 6.8 megahertz.

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Major Steps in the Budget Process Chart


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