Latest NASA TV Stories

2012-01-20 05:17:48

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of the next spacecraft to resupply the International Space Station. Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank of NASA and his five crewmates will be standing by as the unpiloted Russian ISS Progress 46 resupply craft launches Wednesday, Jan. 25, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, to deliver almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the complex. The new Progress craft is scheduled to launch at 5:06 p.m. CST on...

2012-01-14 04:28:48

Beginning Feb. 17, 2012, NASA Television´s Public and Media channels will transmit their respective content in high definition. NASA Television´s Public Channel (101), the channel most often carried by cable and satellite service providers, provides digital coverage of NASA missions and events, as well as documentaries, archival and other special programming. NASA TV´s Media Channel (103) provides mission coverage, news conferences and relevant video and audio materials...

2011-12-07 08:31:25

Students at the Westchester Intermediate School in Chesterton, Ind., will speak with Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank aboard the International Space Station at approximately 11:35 a.m. EST on Friday, Dec. 9. Media representatives are invited to attend. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television. Fifth- and sixth-grade students will ask Burbank questions about living and working in space aboard the orbiting laboratory. The students will take part in a series of activities...

2011-12-06 08:54:51

Effective Dec. 19, 2011, NASA Television's Public, HD, Media and Education channels will be available for downlink on satellite AMC-18. NASA TV will provide dual service on AMC-18 and its current satellite, SES-2, through Dec. 18, 2011. By Dec. 19, cable and satellite service providers, broadcasters, and educational and scientific institutions must have their receiving devices tuned to AMC-18 to continue accessing NASA TV for distribution. NASA TV's Live Interactive Media Service (LIMS)...

2011-11-22 13:37:16

NASA has updated the news conferences, events and operating hours for the press site at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., for the agency's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover launch. MSL is scheduled to liftoff at 10:02 a.m. EST on Nov. 26 from Space Launch Complex 41 at nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS). NASA Television's countdown launch commentary begins at 7:30 a.m. on Nov. 26. That also is when a NASA blog will begin providing countdown updates. Originating...

Astronaut, Food Scientist To Discuss Thanksgiving In Space
2011-11-21 10:31:38

Please pass the irradiated smoked turkey, thermostable yams and freeze-dried green beans. The International Space Station is stocked and ready for an out-of-this-world Thanksgiving feast. The three station crew members, one American and two Russians, will enjoy a holiday dinner floating 220 miles above Earth. In addition to the traditional holiday favorites, albeit with a space-food flair, their menu will include NASA's own cornbread dressing, as well as home style potatoes and...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.