Status Report

Paolo Nespoli / ESA TV Ex-changes / 14-09-2007

By SpaceRef Editor
September 13, 2007
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

14-Sep-07 09:10 – 09:30 GMT

Paolo Nespoli

ESA TV Ex-changes

Background information on the transmission:

Replay 1: 14 September 15:00-15:15 GMT

Replay 2: 15 September 10:45-11:00 GMT

On 23 October, Italian ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli will take off on Space Shuttle mission STS-120 for a mission to the ISS. He will take part in mounting Node-2 to the ISS, the connecting element on which in the following Shuttle missions, the European and Japanese ISS laboratories will be attached.

Today’s Exchange provides a portrait of Nespoli, who is preparing for his first mission to space.

The script is online as a PDF file under

A WMV preview clip is online 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

This programme is also available in broadcast quality via ftp-transfer, from – please use your userid [email protected] and password 8dwnrd84 for fetching the file from the ESA TV server.

More background information can be found on

Transmission details:

Sirius 2 at 4.8 degrees East, Transponder B1, Horizontal (Europe by Satellite)

F=11727.5 MHz, Symbol rate 27500 MS/sec, FEC 3/4

Audio pids: International sound=201 English=202

For the latest transmission schedule, go to For all enquires on transmissions, send contact [email protected] or call her mobile phone +32 495 209541. For ordering video tapes and questions on footage via ftp-transfer, contact [email protected]

SpaceRef staff editor.