Status Report

ESA Ministerial Council Pre-Event Footage / ESA TV Footage / 07-11-2001

By SpaceRef Editor
November 6, 2001
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

07-Nov-01 11:00 – 12:00 GMT

ESA Ministerial Council Pre-Event Footage

ESA TV Footage

Background information on the transmission:

This ESA TV Footage transmission will focus on the next ESA Council meeting which will take place on the 14 and 15 November in Edinburgh, UK. The feed will comprise of the following items:

1) Ministerial Conference 2001 VNR

11:00-11:15 GMT

From the 14 to 15 November Ministers responsible for space from the 15 Member States of the European Space Agency (ESA) and Canada will meet in Edinburgh. The Council Meeting of ESA at Ministerial Level will set the course for the development of Europe’s space programme for the five years ahead.

The last ESA Ministerial Council meeting took place in May 1999 in Brussels. FOllowing a similar format in Edinburgh this year, Ministers will be invited to commit to the next stage of a series of current ESA Programmes, and to invest in a raft of new programmes designed to keep Europe at the forefront of space activity.

This short VNR provides an overview of next week’s meeting in Edinburgh and highlights some of the current and future ESA programmes on which the Council will make decisions. This transmission comprises of a 3 minute A-Roll with English commentary and is complemented by a longer B-roll with clean international sound.

The rest of the footage feed will comprise of A-Rolls with English commentary which will provide more details about some of the ESA projects up for discussion:


11:20-11:25 GMT

3) Galileo

11:30-11:35 GMT

4) ISS Update 2001

11:40-11:45 GMT

Please note that on Friday there will be a transmission on EbS about GMES, another of the Ministerial Council topics that will be discussed next week. (further details regarding this transmission will be available on the ESA TV website shortly)

More background information can be found on

Transmission details:Eutelsat W1, 10 degrees East

Transponder B5, channel 2 (digital, horizontal)

F=11.14375 MHz, SR=5.632 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

MPEG-2 (4:2:0)

MCR: Tel +31 71 565 6322, Fax +31 71 565 6340

PID-codes (Hex): audio 24, video 21, text 0, PCR 21

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