Sunday, October 21, 2007

STS-120 Countdown Underway - UHF Milsat Up

At 1800 UTC on 10-20-2007, the countdown for the STS-120 mission was begun. STS-120 using the shuttle Discovery is scheduled for liftoff from Pad 39A at 1538 UTC on 10-23-2007. The crew is expected to return 11-6-2007 at approximately 1045 UTC at the Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility.

Courtesy of Ronald Rensen in Holland, the Hearsat newsgroup and Nils in Germany:
The Space Shuttle Support network is up on 261.575 MHz (FM). Wolfs Den, Cape Osbourne, and Herky 624 have all been heard this morning Eastern daylight Time.

More on this mission and frequencies as we move down the timeline.