Renee Juhans
Headquarters, Washington, DC
(Phone: 202/358-1712)

John Ira Petty
Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX
(Phone: 281/483-2530)



More than 30 researchers will present the latest findings
from the 1998 STS-95 Space Shuttle mission at a symposium on
January 27 and 28, sponsored by NASA and the National Institutes
of Health (NIH). The nine-day mission focused on more than 80
experiments ranging from understanding the Sun to human adaptation
to space.

Media representatives are invited to attend the symposium.
Please contact Renee Juhans at (202) 358-1712, by COB January 26
to confirm your attendance.

The symposium will begin at 9:45 a.m. EST and end at 4:00
p.m. on January 27, in the James E. Webb Auditorium at NASA
Headquarters, 300 E Street SW, Washington, DC. NASA, industry and
university researchers will participate in scientific discussions
on over 40 investigations encompassing experiments in the fields
of materials sciences, life and biological sciences, and
commercial research.

On January 28, the symposium will be held at the National
Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD, in the Masur
Auditorium, Building 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Scientists
will discuss primarily medical and biological research. The
symposium agenda can be found at:

STS-95 investigations were carried out during the October
1998 mission aboard Space Shuttle Discovery. Research on the
flight consisted of over 80 experiments from university and
private industry investigators interested in engineering, space
science, material science, and life and biological sciences.