Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

July 20, 2011 06:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER/Last Space Shuttle Lands: Media Invited at the Canadian Space Agency to View Atlantis' Return

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 20, 2011) - After 13 days in orbit, space shuttle Atlantis with its four-astronaut crew is scheduled to land at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 5:56 a.m. EDT. This historic moment will mark the end of NASA's Space Shuttle Program.

Media representatives are invited to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to view Atlantis' return (images on NASA TV). CSA's spokespersons will be on-hand for interviews.

When: Thursday, July 21, 2011
Schedule: 5:15 a.m. - CSA's Conference Centre is open to media
5:56 a.m. - Landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis at KSC viewed on NASA TV
6:10 a.m. - Interviews with CSA spokespersons
Who: Pierre Jean, Director, Space Exploration
Danielle Cormier, Supervisor, Mission Control
Where: Canadian Space Agency
6767 Route de l'Aéroport
Longueuil, Quebec

For details on Mission STS-135, visit the Canadian Space Agency website at
http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/missions/sts-135/default.asp

View NASA TV to see Atlantis land: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html

"Media Channel" Programming: "HD Channel" Programming:
SD Program = 103 (HQ3) HD Program = 105
Compression Format = MPEG-2 Compression Format = MPEG-2
Video PID = 0x1031 hex / 4145 decimal Video PID = 0x52 hex / 82 decimal
AC-3 Audio PID = 0x1035 hex /4149 decimal AC-3 Audio PID = 0xEE hex / 238 decimal
MPEG I Layer II Audio PID = 0x1034 hex /4148 decimal MPEG-1 Layer II Audio PID= 0x53 hex / 83 decimal

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