Launch: Viewing the Launch over the Internet

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Launch: Viewing the Launch over the Internet

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission launch was carried live on NASA TV. Digital NASA Television, carried by MPEG-2 signal, could be accessed in the continental United States on AMC-6, at 72 degrees west longitude, Transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical polarization. If you lived in Alaska or Hawaii, NASA TV could be seen on AMC-7, at 137 degrees west longitude, Transponder 18C, at 4060 MHz, vertical polarization, audio at 6.8 MHz in analog through NASA's Space Shuttle Return to Flight mission.
A Lockheed Martin-built Atlas 5 rocket, like the one pictured, launched the Mars
Credit: Lockheed Martin
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In addition, online news organizations, such as CNN, MSNBC, Fox Online and, may carry some launch and mission coverage. This is just a partial list of non-NASA sites that may carry the NASA Television signal on the Web from time to time.

This list is provided solely as a service to Internet users. NASA cannot warranty the availability of the service or the accuracy of the information on non-NASA Internet sites.