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Al Feinberg
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-4504/0903)

June 7, 2004
NASA Remembers The Legacy Of President Ronald Reagan

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 presidency.

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 1983.

"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:


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