Status Report

ESA TV Service resumes on 26 August 2003

By SpaceRef Editor
August 25, 2003
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As of tomorrow, the ESA TV Service is back from its summer break. For an updated schedule and satellite details of the transmissions, please visit our Website.

The first ESA TV transmission will be the live coverage of the press briefing by the Investigation Board into the Columbia Accident, tomorrow 26 August starting at 15:00 GMT. We intend to also transmit the NASA press conference on 27 August where the actions for the Shuttle’s return to flight will be outlined.

On Friday 29 August, the first ESA TV Exchange of the new season will provide an overview of the International Space University in Strasbourg, which delivers vides first-class postgraduate training to students from across the world. ISU will open the new building of its permanent campus in Strasbourg on 4 September 2003.

For further information and a daily update of the transmission schedule, visit our website at For all enquires, contact Claus Habfast, Tel +31 71 565 3838, Fax +31 71 565 6340, e-mail

With kind regards,

ESA TV Service

SpaceRef staff editor.