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NASA Announces Space Shuttle Web and TV Coverage
« on: 08/22/2006 09:22 PM »
Aug. 22, 2006

Grey Hautaluoma
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-0668

Bruce Buckingham
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
321-867-2468

RELEASE: 06-298

NASA ANNOUNCES SPACE SHUTTLE WEB AND TV COVERAGE

NASA TV and the agency's home on the Internet, http://www.nasa.gov,
will provide extensive prelaunch and launch day coverage of the Space
Shuttle Atlantis mission STS-115 to the International Space Station,
scheduled for a Sunday, Aug. 27 launch.

A prelaunch webcast is set for 11 a.m. EDT Saturday, Aug. 26, from
NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. It will feature a mission overview
hosted by Jon N. Cowart, Orbiter Project Office manager at Kennedy.
Highlights will include an interview with STS-114 astronaut Steve
Robinson who will discuss the STS-115 mission and astronaut training.


Live countdown coverage from NASA's Launch Blog begins at 10:30 a.m.
EDT Aug. 27. Coverage features real-time updates as countdown
milestones occur, streaming video clips highlighting launch
preparations and liftoff.

A panel of experts answered questions about NASA's preparation for the
STS-115 mission. Those responses are available online and in
podcasts.

To access these interactive features and more, go to NASA's Space
Shuttle main page at http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle and follow the links
provided in the right column under the "Mission Information" section.


For information about STS-115 online events, contact Dennis Armstrong
at: 321-867-4493.

On launch day NASA TV will begin broadcasting mission commentary at
10:30 a.m. EDT. For NASA TV streaming video, scheduling and downlink
information, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv


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Re: NASA Announces Space Shuttle Web and TV Coverage
« Reply #1 on: 08/23/2006 05:14 AM »
OK, great to know all of this.

But I have just one question - what time IS the launch? I've looked all over for it and I haven't seen an actual time for liftoff!

Please advise.

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Re: NASA Announces Space Shuttle Web and TV Coverage
« Reply #2 on: 08/23/2006 05:33 AM »

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J Britt RSA - 22/8/2006 10:01 PM OK, great to know all of this. But I have just one question - what time IS the launch? I've looked all over for it and I haven't seen an actual time for liftoff! Please advise.

4:30 PM, Eastern Daylight Time... or more accurately, 4:29:55 PM EDT


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