Status Report

ISS-Astrolab Highlights SPECIAL / ESA TV Exchanges / 22-09-2006

By SpaceRef Editor
September 22, 2006
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

22-Sep-06 12:00 – 12:30 GMT

ISS-Astrolab Highlights SPECIAL

ESA TV Exchanges

Background information on the transmission:

This Special provides a summary of today’s press conference at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany, in which ESA astronaut Thomas Reiter will participate live from the ISS.

In addition to this part of the press conference, the Special includes as a B-roll:

General views of ESA Astronaut Centre and of the press conference

Interview with Paolo Nespoli, in Italian and English, on his forthcoming Shuttle mission to the ISS, in August 2007.

Interview in German and English, with ESA astronaut Reinhold Ewald who is currently Manager of the ISS Operations Centre, on the experience gained during the mission.

Interview in German and English, with ESA Crew Surgeon Volker Dammann, on the health aspects of Reiter’s stay in space.

A detailed dope sheet for the B-roll will be online early on 20 September under

Please note that the run time of this transmission is 30 minutes.

The line-up time for this SCPC feed is 5 minutes.

More background information can be found on

Transmission details:Eutelsat W2 at 16 degrees east, Transponder B6, vertical, channel D(SCPC, 4:2:0), F=11.154 MHz, SR=5.632 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

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SpaceRef staff editor.