Web coverage of the mission begins with a prelaunch webcast overview of NOAA-N's Earth-observing technologies at 7 p.m. EDT Monday, May 9. The webcast includes informative interviews and question-and-answer sessions with NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) experts about the spacecraft, science of the mission and what they hope to learn from NOAA-N's observations.
Live launch coverage begins at 4 a.m. EDT May 11. NASA updates its Virtual Launch Control Center throughout launch countdown coverage.
NOAA-N Prelaunch Webcast Participants
NOAA-N Web Coverage Schedule
(All times are subject to change)
Monday, May 9 at 7 p.m. EDT
NASA Direct webcast from Vandenberg AFB: "Mission, Spacecraft, Science and Technology Webcast" at
The NASA Direct Question Board closes at 11 a.m. May 6. Program guests will answer questions submitted by the public. The questions can be viewed online at NOAA-N: Mission, Science and Technology: http://www.nasa.gov/missions/highlights/nasadirect.html.
Launch Day (Wednesday, May 11) beginning at 4 a.m. EDT
Live countdown coverage from the Virtual Launch Control Center, located at http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/noaa-n/launch/vlcc.html. Coverage will feature real-time updates as milestones occur during the countdown, as well as streaming video clips of countdown events. All videos are provided in Real Video format.
For the latest information on this mission, go to NASA's NOAA-N Web site at http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/noaa-n/main/index.html.
For more information about the NOAA-N Web events, contact Dennis Armstrong at 321/867-2468.
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