NASA Television is making available live high-definition feeds of the activities aboard International Space Station today (Weds., June 24).
The 20-minute tour includes an explanation of a Canadian experiment on the station that? examines how humans perceive up and down without gravity as a reference.
The tour documents the full 167 feet of the space station’s pressurized modules. It was recorded by NASA Flight Engineer Michael Barratt to show Mission Control how equipment and supplies are arranged and stored, and to provide engineers with a detailed?assessment of each module-to-module hatchway.??
A 5-minute explanation by Canadian Space Agency Flight Engineer Bob?Thirsk provides an overview of the Bodies In the Space Environment,?or BISE, experiment. The experiment looks at the relative?contributions of internal and external cues that allow humans to?orient themselves in the absence of gravity. The principal?investigator for the BISE experiment is Laurence R. Harris, of York?University in Ontario, Canada.??
The NASA Television HD feed (Channel 105) will broadcast the items?every hour on the hour, beginning at 10 a.m. today (June 24) The videos also will be?broadcast in standard-definition format on the NASA Television Public?and Media Channels VideoFile beginning at 10 a.m.??
NASA TV Downlink Parameters are:?
Uplink provider = Americom?
Satellite = AMC 6?
Transponder = 17C?
72 Degrees West?
Transmission Format: DVB-S?
Downlink Frequency: 4040 MHz?
FEC= 3/4Data Rate= 36.860 MHz?
Symbol Rate = 26.665 Ms/s??
For NASA TV HD Programming:?
HD Program = 105?
Video PID = 82?
AC-3 Audio PID = 238?
MPEG-1 Layer II Audio PID =83??
For NASA TV streaming video, VideoFile, downlink and scheduling?information, visit www.nasa.gov/ntv.??
For more information about the space station, visit www.nasa.gov/station.