Status Report

Flight Day 5 Highlights of Mission STS-115 / ESA TV News / 13-09-2006

By SpaceRef Editor
September 13, 2006
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

13-Sep-06 21:00 – 21:30 GMT

Flight Day 5 Highlights of Mission STS-115


Background information on the transmission:

Astronauts Dan Burbank and Canadian Steve MacLean have begun their planned six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk. Their task is to complete work on a rotary joint that will slowly turn the new set of massive solar arrays to keep them face on to the sun.

NASA provides daily flight day highlights for all Shuttle Missions. These are B-rolls with the best images from the past 24 hours, and of the key mission milestones.

ESA-TV provides a rebroadcast of these Flight Day Five highlights with the space walk images, in time for late evening and breakfast news programmes.

Please note that NASA-TV programming is subject to last-minute schedule changes.

Please note that the line-up time for this SCPC feed is 5 minutes.

More background information can be found on

Transmission details:Eutelsat Atlantic Bird at 12.5 degrees West

Transponder F5, channel D horizontal, F=12.652 MHz, SR=6.1113 Ms/sec, FEC=3/4

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