From: Jan Wee <email@example.com>
Subject: Today's broadcast!
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 1996 10:49:47 -0600
Dear dicuss-lfm members, The file below is a copy of Marc Siegel's posting on our Live From Mars Web site which will be updated regularly this morning. Keep checking the web site update at: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/mars/video/online11-19.html for LATE BREAKING NEWS. LFM's first live broadcast: AS OF TUESDAY, NOV 19 AT 8:30AM EDT, NASA PLANS A SPACE SHUTTLE LAUNCH WITHIN ONE HOUR OF THE LIVE LFM BROADCAST. IF THIS SCHEDULE HOLDS, PARTS OR ALL OF THE LIVE NASA-TV COVERAGE OF LFM WILL BE PREEMPTED. IN THAT CASE, THE SOME OF THE INTERNET SERVICES LISTED BELOW MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE, SINCE THEY ARE NASA-TV BASED. On November 19 from 1-2 PM Eastern, the first Live From Mars television program will be broadcast over PBS and NASA TV. The program is entitled "Countdown" and will cover: Behind the scenes at Cape Canaveral: the launch of Mars Global Surveyor and final preparation of the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft. Why go to Mars? the evidence of liquid water and the possibility of life. Past missions -- from first dreams of interplanetary travel to the sophisticated spacecraft of today. Below are details about the Internet services supporting these broadcasts. Internet service for November 19 "Countdown" program The actual Internet addresses and Web pages for these services will be filled in as soon as possible. During the program: Sound from the broadcast via Real Audio. Get the realaudio player here. Sound and pictures from the broadcast via CU-SeeMe at reflector site george.arc.nasa.gov. (Tentative!) The ability to ask questions via the firstname.lastname@example.org address. It won't be active until just before the program starts. A select few questions will be read live on TV. After the program: A 90-minute WebChat party in LFM's unmoderated unmoderated chatroom. This is for students to talk with students,not to experts. ALTERNATIVE SATELLITE COORDINATES: NOTE: The LFM "Countdown" broadcast will be available on Ku-Band: PBS K-12 Teacher Resource Service: Telstar 401, 97 degrees West, transponder 8, horizontal, 11915 Mhz, audio on 6.2 and 6.8. Please note: this refers to carriage on the primary satellite used by PBS. Carriage on the satellite itself does NOT guarantee broadcast by any individual PBS station. Please check with your local PBS station for coverage. NOTE: A special code is NOT necessary to access the PBS coverage. ORDERING THE VIDEOTAPE OF "COUNTDOWN" Contact NASA Core at 216-774-1051 or email NASA CORE <email@example.com> The Live From Mars Videoconference's first episode, Countdown will air on November 19, 1996 at 1:00 p.m. EST. We will have the videotape available approximate one week after the air date. The tape will sell for $16.00 plus shipping. Episode 2 Cruising Between the Planets will sell for $16.00 and Episode 3 Touchdown will also sell for $16.00 Payment can be made with a check, money order, VISA, MasterCard or school purchase order which may be mailed to: Lorain County JVS-NASA 15181 Route 58 South Oberlin, OH 44074 Jan Wee Jan Wee, Education Outreach Coordinator Passport to Knowledge http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/interactive Voice: 608-786-2767 (8am-4pm Central time) Fax: 608-786-1819 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org