Centaur Stage in Coast Phase

The Centaur stage of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is firing its small thrusters to position itself and the GOES-S payload into the proper position to fire its main engine for the final time during the mission.  NASA TV will resume coverage at 8:15 p.m. EST. Spacecraft separation is set to occur at approximately 8:31:55 p.m.

To view on the agency’s website go to http://www.nasa.gov/live

For more information on the mission, visit:  http://www.nasa.gov/goes