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Re: NASA Television and Internet Features Mark Dawn of theSpace Age



SUBMITTED BY ARTHUR N1ORC - AMSAT A/C #31468


> Sept. 28, 2007
>
> Bob Jacobs
> Headquarters, Washington
> 202-358-1600
> bob.jacobs@nasa.gov 
>
>
> NASA TELEVISION AND INTERNET FEATURES MARK DAWN OF THE SPACE AGE
>
> WASHINGTON - Starting Oct. 1, NASA Television and the agency's 
> Internet homepage will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Space 
> Age, which began with the launch of Sputnik I on Oct. 4, 1957. 
>
> NASA TV news feeds and a special interactive web presentation on 
> www.nasa.gov will feature interview excerpts with former astronauts, 
> engineers, scientists, flight directors and other NASA employees who 
> offer historical perspectives on the Sputnik launch. Also provided 
> will be file footage of Explorer I, the first satellite launched by 
> the United States on Jan. 31, 1958, 3-D spacecraft models, and the 
> subsequent announcement by NASA's first administrator T. Keith 
> Glennan on the establishment of the agency on Oct. 1, 1958.
>
> The NASA TV Video File is seen on the Media Channel, #103, at 6 and 9 
> a.m., noon, 4 and 10 p.m. EDT. It airs on the Public Channel, #101, 
> at 9 a.m., 6 and 10 p.m.
>
> In the continental United States, NASA TV's Public, Education and 
> Media channels are carried by MPEG-2 digital C-band signal on AMC-6, 
> at 72 degrees west longitude, Transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical 
> polarization. They are available in Alaska and Hawaii on an MPEG-2 
> digital C-band signal accessed via satellite AMC-7, transponder 18C, 
> 137 degrees west longitude, 4060 MHz, vertical polarization. A 
> Digital Video Broadcast compliant Integrated Receiver Decoder is 
> required for reception.
>
> Beginning Monday, learn more about the 50th anniversary of the Space 
> Age at: 
>
> http://www.nasa.gov
>
> http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/sputnik/index.html
>
> To find additional information about NASA TV streaming video, downlink 
> and schedule information, visit:
>
> http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
>
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