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SSRT: Vice President to Announce X-33 Builder July 2nd

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>From: chrisj@mail.utexas.edu (Chris W. Johnson)
>To: "Single Stage Rocket Technology News" <ssrt-news@zimbazi.cc.utexas.edu>
>Subject: SSRT: Vice President to Announce X-33 Builder July 2nd
>Date: Mon, 1 Jul 1996 14:48:01 -0600
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>From: baalke@kelvin.jpl.nasa.gov (Ron Baalke)
>Newsgroups: sci.space.news
>Subject: Vice President Gore To Announce Builder of the X-33
>Followup-To: sci.space.policy
>Date: 28 Jun 1996 13:50:30 -0700
>Organization: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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>James Cast
>Headquarters, Washington, DC                  June 28, 1996
>(Phone:  202/358-1779)
>Franklin O'Donnell
>Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
>(Phone:  818/354-5011)
>     America will come a step closer to having a
>revolutionary new reusable launch vehicle -- called the X-33
>-- when Vice President Albert Gore announces the selection of
>the company that will design, fabricate and flight test the
>new space vehicle.
>     Vice President Gore will make the announcement July 2,
>from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, CA.
>Coverage of the announcement will be carried on NASA
>Television beginning approximately 12:15 p.m. PDT.
>     At approximately 1:15 p.m. PDT, NASA Administrator
>Daniel S. Goldin and Gary Payton, Director of NASA's Reusable
>Launch Vehicle Program, will hold a press conference to
>explain the objectives of the program and why this new
>vehicle will be commercially efficient and profitable for
>American industry.
>     The first flight for the X-33 is scheduled for March
>1999.  More rigorous flight tests and operational
>demonstrations, including completion of at least a dozen
>flights, are scheduled by December 1999.
>     The announcement and press conference will be broadcast
>live on NASA Television with two-way question and answer
>capability from participating NASA locations.  NASA
>Television is carried on Spacenet-2, transponder 5, channel
>9, at 69 degrees West longitude, frequency 3880.0 MHz, audio
>6.8 Megahertz.
>     Media representatives planning to attend the event
>should contact the Vice President's press office for
>accreditation. Requests for accreditation should be made on
>the letterhead of the news organization and faxed to
>Mr. Corey Black at 310/458-5347. The phone number for the
>Vice President's press office for this event is 310/458-4287.
>                    -end-
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