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Orbital-2 Briefings and Events
July 11, 2014

FRIDAY, JULY 11

Media Center Hours
Time: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center

HIF tour/pad photo opportunity
Time: 1:10 – 2:35 p.m.
Note: Buses depart Visitor Center at 1 p.m.

Orbital-2 Science and Technology Cargo News Conference on NASA TV
Time: 4 - 5 p.m.
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
Participants: 

  • Kirt Costello, assistant International Space Station Program scientist
  • Marc Murbach, TechEdSat-4 principal investigator
  • Jeff Goldstein, NCESSE director, SSEP principal investigator
  • Robbie Schingler, Co-Founder of PlanetLabs

 

SATURDAY, JULY 12

 

Media Center Hours
Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Orbital-2 Prelaunch News Conference on NASA TV
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
Participants: 

  • Kenny Todd, ISS operations integration manager
  • Frank Culbertson, Executive VP, Orbital Sciences
  • Mike Pinkston, Antares Program Manager, Orbital Sciences
  • Sarah Daugherty, test director, Wallops Flight Facility

Remote Camera Setup / Bus departs Visitor center at 2 p.m.
Time: 2 - 3:30 p.m. (tentative)

 

SUNDAY, JULY 13 (LAUNCH DAY)

Media Center Hours
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Media Availability with NASA Chief Technologist David W. Miller
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center

Student Spaceflight Experiments Program poster session/media availability
Time: 8:30 - 10 a.m.
Location: NASA Wallops Visitor Center

Media depart for launch viewing
Time: 11 a.m.

NASA TV Airs Video B-roll of Antares/Cygnus Prelaunch Processing
Time: 11:30 a.m.

NASA Television Live Coverage Begins
Time: Noon

Post-launch News Conference on NASA TV
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Participants:

  • Frank Culbertson, Executive VP, Orbital Sciences
  • Sam Scimemi, ISS Division Director, NASA HQ

Retrieve remote cameras, depart from Visitor Center
Time: 3:30 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16

NASA TV Begins Cygnus Rendezvous Coverage
Time: 5:15 a.m.
Note: Grapple of Cygnus at approximately 6:37 a.m.

NASA TV Resumes for Cygnus Berthing Coverage
Time:   8:30 a.m.

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Page Last Updated: October 23rd, 2014
Page Editor: Jerry Wright