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Launch: Viewing the Launch over the Internet

In this image, against a bright blue sky strewn with wispy white clouds, a white and gold Lockheed Martin-built Atlas V rocket takes off from its launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Yellow fire escapes from the bottom of the rocket and clouds of smoke billow on the left of the image. To the left of the rocket is a lightning suppression tower, a tall, steel, ladderlike structure.
A Lockheed Martin-built Atlas 5 rocket, like the one pictured, launched the Mars
Image Credit: Lockheed Martin
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Several organizations inside and outside NASA transmit NASA TV to the World Wide Web. Note that a free plugin is often required to view the video stream, and it is highly recommended that you install and test out the plugin well in advance of the launch. Both video and audio coverage is provided.

NASA Sites

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Non-NASA Sites

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.