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NASA Announces Space Shuttle Web and TV Coverage



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468
> Aug. 22, 2006
>
> Grey Hautaluoma
> Headquarters, Washington 
> 202-358-0668 
>
> Bruce Buckingham 
> Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
> 321-867-2468 
>
>
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> 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. 
>
> 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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