Kennedy News

Text Size

Grey Nautaluoma
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-0668

Bruce Buckingham
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
321-867-2468

08.22.06
 
RELEASE : 54-06
 
 
NASA Announces Space Shuttle Web and Television Coverage
 
 
NASA Television 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, currently scheduled for an Aug. 27 launch.

A prelaunch webcast is set for 11 a.m. EDT Saturday, Aug. 26, from NASA Kennedy Space Center. It will feature a mission overview hosted by Jon N. Cowart, Orbiter Engineering Manager. 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. Sunday, Aug. 27. Coverage features real-time updates as countdown milestones occur, as well as streaming video clips highlighting launch preparations and liftoff.

A panel of experts has 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.

For more information about mission STS-115 online events, contact Dennis Armstrong at 321-867-4493.

On launch day, NASA TV will begin broadcasting mission commentary at 10:30 a.m. For detailed television scheduling information, visit the Web at:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
 

- end -


text-only version of this release

To receive status reports and news releases issued from the Kennedy Space Center Newsroom electronically, send a blank e-mail message to ksc-subscribe@newsletters.nasa.gov. To unsubscribe, send a blank e-mail message to ksc-unsubscribe@newsletters.nasa.gov. The system will confirm your request via e-mail.