[amsat-bb] NASA TV and Arianespace TV Webstreaming Coverage of Space Events

JoAnne Maenpaa k9jkm at comcast.net
Mon Feb 9 21:46:49 UTC 2015

Tuesday, February 10 - NASA TV

NASA Television will provide live coverage of Dragon's departure beginning
at 1345 EST (UTC - 5).

The Dragon spacecraft is scheduled to detach from the Earth-facing side of
the station's Harmony module and release through commands sent by ground
controllers in mission control at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston
operating the Canadarm 2 robotic arm. Mission control will maneuver Dragon
into place for its release, which is scheduled for 1409 EST.

Dragon will execute three thruster firings to move a safe distance from the
space station for its deorbit burn at approximately 1900 EST. The spacecraft
will splash down in the Pacific Ocean around 1944 EST. The deorbit burn and
the splashdown will not air on NASA TV.

In the event that weather at the landing zone does not permit a Feb. 10
departure, the next available opportunity is on Feb. 11 with a 1317 EST.
departure time with NASA TV coverage beginning at 1245 EST.

Wednesday, February 11 - Arianespace TV

A Vega launch from the Guiana Space Center (CSG) in French Guiana, will
orbit the European Space Agency's IXV atmospheric reentry demonstrator. The
launch will be from the Vega Launch Site (SLV) in Kourou, French Guiana.
Liftoff is scheduled for Wednesday, February 11, 2015 between 0800 and 0943
EST. (UTC - 5)

Webcast starts 15 minutes before. You can also watch the video transmission
live on your iPad, iPhone or Android 4+ devices, the Arianespace HD App is
available for free.
73 de JoAnne K9JKM
k9jkm at amsat.org

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