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Andromède – a mission packed with science / ESA/CNES News Footage / 19 SEP 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
October 19, 2001
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

19-Oct-01 09:15 – 09:30 GMT

Andromede – a mission packed with scientific experiments

ESA/CNES News Footage

Background information on the transmission:

This ESA TV Exchanges feed is transmitted by the European Commission’s “Europe by Satellite” (EbS) service. You can find the complete transmission schedule and download scripts and shot lists, also for ESA TV items, from the EbS Web site at

Two days before the launch of Claudie Haigneré, European second astronaut to visit the International Space Station, this programme provides a concise overview of the experiments that she will be conducting in space, as well as the tasks she will be fulfilling during her flight to the ISS.

The 5-minute A-roll contains split audio with an English guide track and is complemented by a longer B-roll with clean international sound. The is on-line as a PDF document under

A preview-Real stream of the A-roll (stereo English and French) is online under

More background information can be found on

Transmission details:EUTELSAT HOT BIRD at 13° East (DVB/MPEG-2)

Horizontal, F=12,476 MHz (MCPC, Europe by Satellite)

SR=27,500 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

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SpaceRef staff editor.