2pm - Conference Panel
"The International Space Station as the Gateway for Humankind’s Future in Space and On Earth"
Badges 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Press Accreditation Office
(State Road 3, Merritt Island)
8:30am Buses depart
- Launch 39B modifications for Journey to Mars
- Kennedy's Space Station Processing facility for international docking adapters for ISS.
2pm - Mision Managers report at 2pm @ KSC
Badges 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m., 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., 10 p.m. – 11:45 p.m. Press Accreditation Office (State Road 3, Merritt Island)
Sign-up for VAB will be posted at time unknown.
3pm Briefing - GEARED FOR SOCIAL
(This briefing is geared toward NASA Social participants with limited seating for media.)
- Overview of 250 experiments for science investigations (LINK)
- DNA Sequencing (LINK)
- Phase Change experiment (LINK)
- Accuracy of a device used to simulate microgravity, which will lead to a better understanding of gravity’s effect on bone cell function (LINK)
- How microgravity changes the human heart (LINK)
- Discussion of the first of two international docking adapters that will be installed on the space station
7pm Buses leave for remote camera set-up
11:15pm Buses leave for launch viewing site
Launch is at 12:45 a.m. Monday, July 18 (Space Launch Complex 40 and landing at SpaceX LZ1).
Re-launch @ midnight Wednesday, July 20
KSC HOURS OF OPERATION
Saturday, July 16: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, July 17: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 a.m. Monday, July 18
Original schedule as posted on NASA.gov (LINK)
News media interested in viewing the launch from Exploration Tower in Port Canaveral will need to provide their own transportation. Space is limited for this activity. Please indicate your interest by completing this form no later than 9 a.m., Saturday, July 16. Media selected by SpaceX to participate will be confirmed by email no later than 12 p.m.,Sunday, July 17.