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Re: Nasa tracking software



I beleive it is still available under one of the channels. Go to "real time
data" and it should also display the different available channels.
Unfortunately, the  DEMOS is only updated every minute or so.
When I'm at home I watch Nasa-tv live via the Dish network though when I'm
at work I hook up to the net and watch it via Real Video.

Les KD4SFD
PS Happy New Year
docfester@mindspring.com
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From: SCHULTZ@cddis.gsfc.nasa.gov <SCHULTZ@cddis.gsfc.nasa.gov>
To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Cc: sarex@AMSAT.Org <sarex@AMSAT.Org>; SCHULTZ@cddis.gsfc.nasa.gov
<SCHULTZ@cddis.gsfc.nasa.gov>
Date: Friday, January 01, 1999 02:08 AM
Subject: [sarex] Re: Nasa tracking software


>James B Sibley wrote:
>
>>Those of you that have -or- watch NASA TV, you have seen that tracking
>>software they show us. It has 3 screen area's and it is 3d.
>>If any of you know what i am talking about, e-mail me and tell me where i
>>can dwnload it.
>
>The system you are thinking of is called DEMOS, for "Distributed Earth
>Model and Orbiter System". It runs on a Sun workstation and is driven
>by real time telemetry data from the shuttle which is distributed
>around the Mission Control Center by an "Information Sharing Protocol".
>
>I don't believe it is publicly available, in any event it wouldn't work
>on your home computer unless you were tapped into live shuttle telemetry
>data from the MCC (which you may be able to do someday).
>
>There used to be a web page where you watch DEMOS in real time, but it
>seems to have been lost when NASA reorganized the shuttle web site.
>
>Dan Schultz N8FGV
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