Status Report

European Space Astronomy / ESA TV Exchanges / 16-11-2001

By SpaceRef Editor
November 15, 2001
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

16-Nov-01 10:15 – 10:30 GMT

European Space Astronomy

ESA TV Exchanges

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

This and next week, the ESA TV Service transmits two Exchanges, one on space astronomy and the second on missions exploring the Sun and the solar system.

Astronomy with orbiting telescopes has established itself as an indispensable branch of miodern astronomy. European missions have contributed to fascinating discoveries and enabled scientists to look deep into space and back to the very origin of the Universe. This Exchanges programme focuses on the ESA/NASA Hubble Space Telescope, the XMM/Newton Observatory as well as the fascinating observatories ESA is currently developing

The 6-minute A-roll contains split audio with an English guide track and is complemented by a B-roll. The script will be on-line as a PDF document under

The A-roll can be watched as Real Video from

More background information can be found on .

Transmission details:Transmission details:EUTELSAT HOT BIRD at 13* East


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

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

For further information, visit our website at For other enquires, contact Claus Habfast, Tel +31 71 565 3838, Fax +31 71 565 6340, e-mail

SpaceRef staff editor.