NASA to live stream Russian Crew Member Spacewalk on Space Station


On Friday, Dec. 27, NASA will live stream a seven-hour spacewalk by two Russian crew members aboard the International Space Station. Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineer Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency will install photographic and scientific…

NGC and Fox announce 2014 premiere of ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’


At Comic-Con San Diego, National Geographic Channel and Fox announced the new television series “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” will premiere spring 2014 in the US, as well as internationally in 170 countries and 48 languages. “Cosmos:…

NASA to reveal Mercury polar regions findings


Want to know what studies of planet Mercury’s polar regions have found? NASA will air a live news conference on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 2pm EST from NASA Headquarters in Washington. MESSENGER, the first spacecraft to…

NASA to broadcast spacewalk on NASA TV

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NASA will broadcast a two crew member spacewalk beginning 6 a.m. Eastern Time this coming Weds., Sept. 5. (The actual spacewalk is scheduled for 7:15 a.m.) The spacewalk will be the second attempt to install a…

NASA to broadcast Space Station spacewalk


On Thursday, Feb. 16 NASA will broadcast a spacewalk by two cosmonauts on the International Space Station. Russian Flight Engineers Oleg Kononenko and Anton Shkaplerov will conduct work on the Space Station, moving a 46-boom crane to a newer docking module.

NASA: Shuttle Atlantis still on schedule


Space Shuttle Atlantis is still scheduled for launch on Friday morning, even though severe thunderstorms passed over the launch pad area and lightning struck a water tower 515 feet away.

HDNet to broadcast Endeavour Shuttle’s final flight


It will be a glorious yet sad day for NASA’s Space Shuttle program, as Endeavour’s final flight will take place on Friday, at 3:47 p.m. ET. The STS-134 launch will end an era for Endeavour, marking its 25th mission which will take 14 days to complete. HDNet will start coverage, presented in HD, at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Lionfish invade our oceans!


Who would have thought? Dan Rathers will report on the invasion of the Lionfish in the Western Atlantic and Caribbean ocean waters. This fish, which most have us have only seen in aquariums, is apparently endangering…

Fox may pull plugs on Dish Oct. 1 – Updated


On Oct. 1, 2010 Fox Networks may pull the plug on several of its networks currently on Dish Network. FX, National Geographic Channel, and many FOX Regional Sports channels may be dropped if an agreement isn’t…

NASA launches full-time HD channel

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has launched a full-time HD channel today, making its MPEG-2 high-definition feed available to cable, satellite, and other media companies. NASA announced they would be launching the channel last Friday.

Star Trek’s Brent Spiner narrates NASA Hubble documentary, HD download available


NASA is celebrating 20 years of Hubble Space Telescope operations with a documentary airing today at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 8 p.m., and 10 p.m. Eastern Time. The documentary is narrated by actor/writer Brent Spiner who…

Discovery’s Life To Live Large In HD This Sunday

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This Sunday offers those with HDTV’s (and also, unfortunately, a good HD cable or satellite signal) a real treat: The BBC/Discovery production of Life premiers Sunday night, March 21st on Discovery Channel (standard and Discovery HD).

BBC’s LIFE to premiere on Discovery Channel HD


LIFE, the BBC’s follow up to the hugely popular Planet Earth series, will be broadcast over 11 episodes in HD starting Sunday, March 21, 2010. The series will break new grounds in filming, showcasing techniques such…

Shuttle Mission STS-130 set for early Sunday launch: Update


Endeavour’s 13-day, STS-130 mission is scheduled for liftoff at 4:39 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7. HDNet will start covering the lift off at 4:00 a.m., with a re-broadcast the launch on Sunday, February 7 at 11:00…

HDNet to cover Endeavour shuttle launch tonight


Don’t miss the launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour scheduled for tonight at 7:39 p.m. Eastern Time. HDNet will start covering the event at 7:00 p.m. ET, taking place at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida….

NASA broadcasting HD shorts today


NASA is broadcasting a couple video shorts which started today at 10 a.m. ET. The first is a 20-minute piece that documents 167 feet of the space station’s pressurized modules and shows how equipment and supplies…

NASA to cover Atlantis launch in HD


NASA TV will cover the upcoming Space Shuttle Atlantis launch in high definition starting tomorrow at 10 a.m. ET with the “STS-125 Countdown Status Briefing” from Kennedy Space Center. The countdown clock will start tomorrow at…

‘Snakeman’ adventures coming to HDNet


Herpetologist and photographer Austin Stevens, also known as the “Snakeman”, will bring his adventures to HDNet in high-definition this coming fall. The show appropriately called “Austin Stevens Adventures” will take him around the globe in search…

HDNet to cover nighttime Space Shuttle launch


HDNet will provide live coverage of the 28th U.S. mission to the International Space Station tomorrow night, Mar. 11, in high-definition. The Space Shuttle Discovery STS-119 will launch from Kennedy Space Center at the scheduled time…

NASA TV to present 2 hours of special HD footage


NASA Television will broadcast a special HD (High-Definition) presentation of two hours of highlights from America’s human spaceflight history. The special broadcast is part of the celebration of NASA’s 50th anniversary. The anniversary was also celebrated…