NASA’s Media, Public Channels to Transmit in High Definition

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NASA Television's public and media channels will transmit their respective content in high definition starting on Feb. 17, 2012, the space agency says.

NASA Television’s Public Channel (101), the channel most often carried by cable and satellite service providers, provides digital coverage of NASA missions and events, as well as documentaries, archival and other special programming.

NASA TV’s Media Channel (103) provides mission coverage, news conferences and relevant video and audio materials to local, national and international newsgathering organizations.

NASA TV's Education Channel (102) will continue broadcasting in standard definition. The current NASA TV HD Channel (105) will cease service.