Sarah Keegan
Headquarters, Washington, DC
July 13, 1999
(Phone: 202/358-1902)

Lisa Malone
Kennedy Space Center, FL
(Phone: 407/867-2468)

NOTE TO EDITORS: N99-39

ARMSTRONG AND ALDRIN TO MEET PRESS IN FLORIDA

Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, the first two humans to set foot on the moon, will participate in a press availability session with other Apollo-era astronauts on Friday, July 16. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. EDT at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, FL,
as part of activities commemorating the 30th anniversary of their stunningly successful Apollo 11 mission. The list of other participants is still being finalized, but may include: Eugene Cernan, Walter Cunningham, Charles Duke, Walter Schirra, Alfred Worden and John Young.

The session will be carried live on NASA Television, but will not provide for question-and-answer capability from other NASA centers. For information on press credentials, call the Kennedy newsroom on 407/867-2468. NASA Television is available on
transponder 9C of the GE-2 satellite at 85 degrees West longitude, vertical polarization, frequency 3880 MHz, audio of 6.8 MHz.

Later that evening the Apollo 11 Commemoration Association is sponsoring a dinner at the Kennedy Apollo/Saturn V Center for former employees who worked on the Apollo program. More information on anniversary events in Florida can be found on the Internet at:

http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/ap11ann/events.htm

An additional advisory listing other events relating to the Apollo 11 30th anniversary will be issued this week.

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