the RealPlayer button on the Event Page and click on either
Version 5.0 or Version 7 to go to the Real Networks download
site. (We recommend version 5.0 for schools.) Or
simply use these links to get your Player.
your information in the Real Player Free registration site.
(Be sure to uncheck the box before "Notify me of important
Real software news and offers" if you do not wish to receive
unwanted solicitations.) Once you have registered you will
go on to a page which asks you to select a location from which
to download your player. Pick the location nearest you and
download the Installer to your desktop. After downloading
the Installer from Real's Website, double click on the Installer
and the application will be installed on your computer. (You
may want to place an alias or shortcut on your desktop.)
Test your player:
to a sample Audio-only program
a sample Video program.
the current frame rate of this technology is 5 frames per
second (fps), you may therefore experience a less than expected
"video" quality ouput. You may also experience some
Net congestion and buffering. These are inherent in the current
state of this technology. We look forward, as you do, to continued
improvements in this type of media delivery mechanism over
to the Event Page and click on the GO Attend the Event link.
webcast Q&A room page will open. This is where you enter
a "handle" or name and place your questions for the experts
in the text box. Then click on the <Refresh Screen or
Submit New Message> bar and your question will enter
the live webcast and be answered while you watch.Note: Remeber
to use the <Refresh Screen or Submit New Message>
bar to refresh your screen occasionally. It allows you to
keep up with other questions being asked in the webcast Q&A
Click on the "Watch the Video" button in the side bar of the
webcast Q&A room. Your Real Player will open automatically
and the program will begin at the scheduled time given on
the event page.
Should the programming stop during the event, restart you
Player as indicated in the side bar of the webcast Q&A
room.Note 2: Prior to programming time, your Player will be
displaying whatever programming is currently on NASA-TV. At
broadcast time, NASA-TV will go off the air and the webcast
will begin to play.
program is over, Click on the "Feedback" button in the side
bar of the Chat Room. A Survey page will open and allow you
to give us your valued opinions and comments on the program
you have just seen.Note Don't forget to check out the webcast
archives for previously aired programs.