Status Report

Integral Story 1 – ESA’s Gamma-Ray Observatory/ESA TV Exchanges/05-07-2002

By SpaceRef Editor
July 3, 2002
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

05-Jul-02 09:15 – 09:30 GMT

Integral Story 1 – ESA’s Gamma-Ray Observatory

ESA TV Exchanges

Background information on the transmission:

Replay I: 05 July 02 18:45 – 19:00 GMT

Replay II: 06 July 02 07:15 – 07:30 GMT

Integral, ESA’s new gamma-ray observatory, will become the most sensitive ever when it is launched in October this year. This new European space science mission in cooperation with Russia and the US will provide new insights into the most violent and exotic objects of the Universe such as black holes and supernovae.

This transmission provides an overview of the spacecraft and its mission and includes soundbites by ESA Scientists.
The 5-minute A-roll contains split audio with an English guide track and is complemented by a B-roll with international sound only. The script will be made available on-line as a PDF document under

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

More background information can be found on .

Transmission details:EUTELSAT HOT BIRD at 13° East (DVB/MPEG-2)

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

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

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