NASA-TV Re-broadcast Dates for Program Two: "Cruising Between

From: Jan Wee <>
Subject: NASA-TV Re-broadcast Dates for Program Two: "Cruising Between
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 1997 14:24:08 -0500

Dear discuss-lfm members,

As promised here is the information on NASA-TV re-broadcasts
of the Live From Mars telecasts.  Both Program One, "Countdown", 
and our recent program (aired last Thursday, 4/24), "Cruising
Between the Planets", are now scheduled for airing again in May.

Jan Wee, moderator



Please note that effective March 15, 1997, the NASA TV satellite changed to:
GE-2, Transponder 9C at 85 degrees West longitude, vertical polarization,
with a frequency of 3880 Mhz, and audio of 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.


May 5  Mon and May 21 Wed

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.

May 6  Tue  and May 22 Thurs

Live From Mars Program II: "Cruising Between the Planets"
Level: Grades K-12
Behind the scenes at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab, lead center for planetary
exploration. How rocket fuel, momentum, gravity and ingenuity get
spacecraft from Earth to Mars. Mars Pathfinder's and Global Surveyor's
progress to date.  Portraits of the men andwomen who control the missions.
Building and testing the robotic rover, Sojourner.  Highlights of hands-on
student activities including the LFM Planet Explorer Toolkit, the Egg Drop
Challenge, and Red Rover, Red Rover.