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2012-09-06 08:53:37

NASA Television will perform system maintenance that will affect satellite distribution on Friday, Sept. 7, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT. During this planned outage, only NASA TV's Public Channel (Program 101) will be available. NASA TV's other three channels (Media, Education and Space Station Views) will be available again following the outage. For NASA TV downlink information, schedules and links to streaming video, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/ntv For complete downlink information,...

2012-08-28 07:45:42

To welcome space shuttle Endeavour to Southern California, NASA is inviting 40 of its social media followers to a NASA Social Sept. 19-20 at the agency's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base. Parts of the social will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency's website. Endeavour is expected to land at Dryden on Sept. 19 and depart Sept. 20 for Los Angeles International Airport, where it will remain in a hangar until its transfer in October to a permanent home at...

2012-08-21 15:37:19

NASA will host two media events this week to provide Curiosity rover mission updates. The first event is a media teleconference at 1p.m. EDT, today. The second event is televised briefing at 2:30 p.m. EDT, Aug. 22. The Mars Curiosity team is operating on Mars time. The Martian day is 40 minutes longer than an Earth day, so all events are scheduled based on team availability. The schedule is subject to change. Updates of event times will be at http://go.nasa.gov/curiositytelecon as they...

2012-05-30 11:15:32

NASA Television will provide extensive coverage of the departure of the SpaceX Dragon capsule from the International Space Station before its reentry and splashdown on May 31. On Wednesday, May 30, a news briefing previewing the departure activities will be held at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. EDT) and will be broadcast live on NASA TV and the agency's website. Participants include NASA Flight Director Holly Ridings and SpaceX Mission Manager John Couluris....


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