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Cisco Systems and Cisco Networking Academy Wire Planetfest '99-Webcast from Mars to Launch the Millennium in Pasadena, California, December 3, 1999

Cisco Networking Academy Media AdvisoryDecember 3, 1999
Dec 03, 1999

Media Advisory

December 3, 1999
  • WHAT: Cisco Systems and student participants of Cisco Networking Academies will manage, maintain and operate the network at the heart of Planetfest '99. The Cisco Networking Academy students from areas surrounding Pasadena will be helping with the delivery of a streaming video Webcast from the Mars Polar Lander arriving on the Red Planet all broadcast live via the Internet.

    Cisco has also been designated a primary sponsor of the Discovery Symposium which will include presentations by scientists, engineers, astronauts, and others involved in space exploration.

  • WHEN: Beginning on December 3, 1999, Planetfest '99 will be a three-day international conference and exhibit sponsored by the Planetary Society celebrating a milestone in international planetary exploration.

  • WHERE: Pasadena Center in Pasadena, California

  • WHO: Cisco Systems, Inc., the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet and the Cisco Networking Academy Program, with students at over 3000 locations in all 50 states and in more than 50 countries.

    The Planetfest event is being sponsored by the Planetary Society, a non-profit organization based in Pasadena which advances the exploration of the solar system and continues the search for extraterrestrial life.

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