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ESA TV Coverage of Shuttle Mission STS-118 on 14 August

By SpaceRef Editor
August 13, 2007
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ESA TV Coverage of Shuttle Mission STS-118 on 14 August

The next transmissions of the ESA TV Service will be:

14-Aug-07 05:00 – 05:30 GMT

Shuttle STS-118 Flight Day 6 Highlights

14-Aug-07 17:40 – 18:00 GMT

ABC-CBS-CNN-NBC-FOX interviews with STS-118 Crew

Background information on the transmissions:

Today, the second space walk of mission STS-118 will feature essential ISS repair and maintenance work. The flight day 6 highlights tomorrow morning provide a summary of the spectacular images during the space walk that will last until midnight today.

The live interviews with various US broadcasters tomorrow evening, are the first media event from space by the STS-118 crew. The images and statements can be used by all broadcasters without embargo or restrictions.

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 or call +31 71 565 3838. For ordering video tapes and questions on footage via ftp-transfer, please contact

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