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Katherine Trinidad
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-1100
katherine.trinidad@nasa.gov
 
Allard Beutel
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
321-867-2468
allard.beutel@nasa.gov
Nov. 12, 2008
 
MEDIA ADVISORY : M08-232
 
 
NASA TV to Air Clean Feed of Endeavour's STS-126 Countdown
 
 
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA Television will provide a continuous clean video feed on its Media Channel of space shuttle Endeavour in the hours before its 7:55 p.m. EST liftoff on Nov. 14.

Beginning at 2:30 p.m., video will show one stationary wide shot of Endeavour on Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The feed will include live audio of communications between launch controllers and the shuttle but not the commentary airing on NASA TV's Public Channel. NASA TV commentary will air on both channels beginning approximately nine minutes before the scheduled launch time at the conclusion of what is known as the T minus 9 minute hold in the launch countdown.

During the shuttle's 15-day STS-126 mission to the International Space Station, the crew will deliver supplies and equipment necessary to double the station crew size from three to six members and conduct four spacewalks.

For NASA TV's downlink coordinates, streaming video and scheduling information, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/ntv


For information about Endeavour's STS-126 mission and crew, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/shuttle

 

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