Beth Schmid

Headquarters, Washington, DC

(Phone: 202/358-1760)


A briefing on NASA’s fiscal year 2001 budget request will be
held on Monday, Feb. 7, 2000, at 2:30 p.m. EST in the James E.
Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street, SW,
Washington, DC.

NASA Administrator Daniel S. Goldin and NASA Comptroller
Malcolm Peterson will participate in the briefing and answer
questions. 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. A summary of the budget
request will be distributed to media representatives at the
beginning of the press conference. The budget request also will
be available on the NASA Home Page.

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.