Re: Countdown video

From: Jan Wee <>
Subject: Re: Countdown video
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 1997 08:05:26 -0600

Dear Douglas and all,=20

>I wasn't able to watch or tape the Live from Mars video "Countdown" when it
>I would like to get my 5th grade class involved in the whole program.
>Could you let me know how I can get my hands on a copy.

OPTION ONE.... record it off NASA-TV -- perhaps you can still
catch the 21st or 28th broadcast at 2-3pm EST!

The Live From Mars Program One "Countdown" will be=20
re-broadcast on NASA-TV on February 3, 5, 18, 21, and 28
at 2-3pm EST.

This information is taken from the FEBRUARY EDUCATION FILE=20
SCHEDULE - NASA TV which is also available on the NASA=20
Spacelink web site

NASA TV: Spacenet-2, C-Band, T5, Ch. 9, 69=B0 W, 3880 MHz, horizontal
polarization, audio 6.8 MHz.

2-3 pm  5-6 pm  8-9 pm  11 pm-12 am  2-3 am   All times Eastern
NASA TV may pre-empt scheduled programming for live agency events.

Here is the program description...

Live From Mars Program I "Countdown"
(rebroadcast of live performance)
Level: Grades 5-12
"Countdown" introduces a new series of "Passport to Knowledge" electronic
field trips.  Live From Mars Program I takes students behind closed doors
at Cape Canaveral to see NASA's Pathfinder spacecraft close-up, just days
before its successful early December launch, and invites students and
teachers to follow Pathfinder and Mars Global Surveyor online via the
Internet and with hands-on discovery activities throughout the next two
school years.


Passport to Knowledge is now making copies of our live telecasts
available to you *directly* through our PTK office.  This decision
has been made to help facilitate access to our programs.

The November 19th Live From Mars debut program -- "Countdown" --
is now available at $15.00 plus shipping cost of $4.95 for a total
cost of $19.95.  Tapes will be shipped US Priority Mail and should
be received within 5 days of arrival of your order at our Summit,
NJ office. =20

Please note:  Canadian orders for the "Countdown" program cost
$30.00 (includes shipping and handling).  Please be sure that
checks are drawn in US funds. (Preferably through US Bank account
if possible)

Schools may send purchase orders. Checks and money orders should
be made out to: Passport to Knowledge.  You may fax purchase
orders to:  973-656-9813 or mail orders to:

Passport to Knowledge
P.O. Box 1502
Summit, New Jersey 07902-1502

Please indicate the title of the program when ordering and complete
shipping information. =20

If you have specific concerns or questions, please feel free to=20
direct those to my attention and I will be glad to assist you.

Jan Wee
Live From Mars web site...