We can also add another launch event ...
DSCOVR launch rescheduled for Tuesday
Following a launch scrub on Sunday, The Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) now is scheduled to launch at 1805 p.m. EST (UTC - 5) Tuesday, February 10.
[UPDATE: February 9 1340 p.m. EST] Following a launch scrub on Sunday, The Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) now is scheduled to launch at 1805 p.m. EST Tuesday, February 10. There is a backup launch opportunity at 1803 p.m. on Wednesday, February 11.
NASA Television coverage of Tuesday's launch will begin at 1700 EST
-- 73 de JoAnne K9JKM [email protected] AMSAT VP User Services
-----Original Message----- From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of JoAnne Maenpaa Sent: Monday, February 09, 2015 3:47 PM To: 'AMSAT BB' Subject: [amsat-bb] NASA TV and Arianespace TV Webstreaming Coverage of Space Events
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 [email protected]
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