Status Report

ESA TV Coverage of Shuttle Mission STS-118 on 11-12 August

By SpaceRef Editor
August 10, 2007
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The next transmissions of the ESA TV Service will be:

11-Aug-07 06:00 – 06:30 GMT

Shuttle STS-118 Flight Day 3 Highlights

12-Aug-07 06:00 – 06:30 GMT

Shuttle STS-118 Flight Day 4 Highlights


Background information on the transmissions:

After a successful lift-off late on 8 August, Shuttle Endeavour will dock with the ISS today at 17:53 GMT and the crew be welcomed onboard. Tomorrow, 11 August, a first spacewalk is planned during which a large spacer for the central ISS truss will be mounted.

Flight Day 3 highlights will provide a summary of the docking day and Flight Day 4 highlights a summary of the first spacewalk.

Please note that the line-up time for these SCPC feeds is 5 minutes.

Please note that NASA-TV scheduling is subject to last-minute changes

More background information can be found on

Transmission details:

Eutelsat Atlantic Bird at 12.5 degrees West

Transponder F5, channel D (SCPC) horizontal, F=12.652 MHz, SR=6.1113

Ms/sec, FEC=3/4

For the latest transmission schedule, go to For enquires on transmissions, send a mail to [email protected] or call +31 71 565 3838. For ordering video tapes and questions on footage via ftp-transfer, please contact [email protected]

SpaceRef staff editor.