The Telescience lab supported the ELV program in providing countdown clock coverage and streaming video coverage via the web for the Tarus launch from VAFB Launch pad SLC-576E. The payload was Taiwan's ROCSAT-2. The launch window was 10:47:02-11:10:19 PDT. UTC Launch occured MAY 20 17:47:03. Launch telemetry and video was encoded at VAFB and sent back to the Mission Directors center and Launch Vehicle Data Centes in Hanger AE.
May 19, 2004
The Telescience lab supported the ELV launch team by providing live
countdown clock and webcasting of the Americom-11 (AMC-11) satellite
via an Atlas IIAS rocket. AMC-11 of SES Americom was successfully
launched 19th May (22:22 GMT) from Cape Canaveral. AMC11
satellite. All 24 transponders in C-band, will operate on 131W,
replacing Satcom C-3. The AMC11 is the second of two state-of-the-art
satellites that make up SES Americom's HD-Prime (TM)
neighbourhood. The first satellite, AMC10, was launched in February
and resides at 135W. The two satellites have been optimized for next
generation programming services, including high definition channels.
The ownership and curator responsibility of the KSC Home page was transfered to the KSC Office of External Relations and the Spaceport Services organization and a new home page has been placed online..
EUTELSAT Hot Bird 2 Commercial Atlas-Centaur (AC-124) Launch Scheduled for 11/13/96 scrubbed due to high winds. Rescheduled for 11/14/96 (3:44pm EST to 5:18pm EST). Live video from the Atlas Centaur Launch Pad
Logistics Operations Directorate WWW server is now online. The Logistics Operations Directorate provides
logistics support to the Shuttle fleet, International Space Station,
and Kennedy Space Center including logistics engineering, providing
support requirements, property management, supply, transportation,
warehousing, storage, equipment repair and service, component cleaning,
sampling/analysis, calibration, nondestructive evaluation, propellants, c
ommodities management, depot maintenance, materials science and failure
The Kennedy Space Center Native Americal Intertribal Council Home page is now online. The NAIC is an organization for KSC employees of Native American descent and is dedicated to celebrating the Native American culture.
The Safety and Mission Assurance Home Page is now online (Currently not available for outside access). It contains information about the Safety and Mission Assurance directorate and their roles and responsibilities at KSC.
This NASA Web site is back in operation. However, it will take a few
days before all the products are ready for the STS-72 SFU/OAST-Flyer mission.
December 12, 1995
This NASA Web site will try to operate throughout the furlough of
most NASA employees and contractors. However, we will not be able to
update any information and may go offline at anytime without notice.
Also, there are facility power and chilled water outages scheduled
from 12/21/95 into the New Year. While on furlough, we are unable to
work our plans for alternate power and cooling. If the US government
furlough is not resolved by 12/20/95, there may be times between
12/21/95 and 1/3/96 where this site is down even after the furlough
We are now back online under a temporary budget extension good until December 15, 1996. We will stay online as long as we are legally allowed to operate.
November 14, 1995
Since WWW.KSC.NASA>GOV is a government site managed by NASA civil service employees, we are forced
to go offline like all other non-critical government services when the United States Congress (House and Senate ) and the White House failed to agree on a budget. We are sorry for the interruption in service.
Materials Science Division WWW server is now online. The
Materials Science Division provides Scientific Services, Applications Research, and Failure Analysis requirements for NASA/KSC, it's contractors, other NASA Centers, other Government Agencies, and also many Universities. Among the services this division performs are Failure Analysis; operation ofthe Malfunction Laboratory; Fault Investigation; Technology Transfer;
Government Applications Research; Engineering and Materials.
October 28, 1995
The KSC Employee Open House was held on 10/28/95. The Payload Operations Information Systems Lab was open and gave tours on how to access the Internet and various KSC pages. Click above to view the Home pages of visitors to the Internet lab during Open House.
The Biomedical Office Home Page is now online for local KSC access. This server is the primary WWW server for all Biomedical Operations and Research activities at KSC.
April 7, 1995
The KSC Radio Frequency Spectrum Management Home Page is now online (initially internal to KSC). This provides information on how KSC manages its Radio Spectrum resources and provides request forms for any group that has a requirement to radiate voice or data via Radio at the Kennedy Space Center or Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
The Kennedy Space Center Home Page is now running on a new server. We have
move to a multi-processing cluster of 4x190MHz DEC Alpha 2100 CPU's connected
via an FDDI ring with 40 Gbytes of RAID disks. The current allocation for
WWW portion of the new KSC Home server is 6 Gbytes of RAID 5 disks.
The Biomedical Operations Research Office announces that the Ecological Resources Home Page is now available to KSC employees. This information includes data on the unique KSC environment along with pictures of threatened species.
Changed all WAIS Searches (which are currently not supported by all WWW viewers) to use a WAIS Search Gateway. This will allow people on PC and MAC platforms that don't have native WAIS search capabilities to search for information.
The disk space for this WWW server is almost exhausted which is limiting
our ability to add new features to the server. We are in the process of
moving the server from it's current home on a 150Mhz DEC ALPHA 3000/400
(maxed out at 2 GBytes of Disk) to a 175Mhz DEC Alpha 3000/600 (currently
at 5 GBytes of Disk but expandable to 17 Gbytes). We hope to have the new
server on line soon.
April 20, 1994
Maintained updates for the STS-59 Shuttle mission daily until landing.
Added the Shuttle Reference Manual and completely hyper-texified and cross-indexed the document to the rest of the KSC WWW Server. Images contained in the document are still being converted and will be loaded as time permits. From this document there are 100's of hypertext documents about Space Shuttle Systems such as Launch Sites, Orbiter Systems and Payload Carriers.
December 15, 1993
Updated the Payload area on all the Shuttle Missions so that a click on the payload does a WAIS search of all news release pertaining to that payload. Click here for status on the Wake Shield payload of STS-60 to try it out.
December 6, 1993
Continuing updates on the Space Shuttle Endeavour's ongoing Mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. Click here for status on STS-61
Modified Perl scripts to fix bugs in Shuttle Mission formats. Paragraph seperation is now much better. Added information on the latest STS-58 shuttle mission and a few yet to fly Shuttle Missions pages.
October 25, 1993
Finished Perl scripts to add the rest of the Shuttle Missions pages. Images for the rest of the mission patches and crew photos are still being converted. All the information has been WAISified to allow keyword searches but the gateway isn't operational yet.