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NASA Administrator to Discuss Hurricane Research

DISCUSSION of the TropicalCloud System and Processes (TCSP)Mission in Costa Rica, a project of theU.S. National Aeronautics and SpaceAdministration (NASA), will be the featurepresentation Thursday at the restaurantand bar El Observatorio in downtownSan José.Mike Gaunce, administrator of theprogram, will discuss the hurricaneresearch project, which launched July 1and is the largest weather research operationNASA has conducted in CentralAmerica (TT, July 1).Costa Rica’s National Science andTechnology Center (CIENTEC) andNational High Technology Center(CENAC) are the co-organizers of thepresentation and informal discussion,which begins at 6:30 p.m. and will beconducted in English. The event is part ofthe organizations’ monthly CaféScientifique series of free gatheringsfocused on discussion of scientific issues.For reservations, call 223-0725.

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