Status Report

Report from the Envisat Symposium / ESA TV Exchanges / 27-04-2007

By SpaceRef Editor
April 26, 2007
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

27-Apr-07 09:10 – 09:25 GMT

Report from the Envisat Symposium

ESA TV Exchanges

Background information on the transmission:

Replay 1: 27 April 15:00-15:15 GMT

Replay 2: 28 April, 10:30-10:45 GMT

More than 900 scientists from around the world are gathering this week in Montreux, Switzerland, for a five-day symposium to discuss, present and review their findings on Earth observation using data from ESA satellites, in particular Envisat.

This report on the symposium includes new images and soundbites by leading experts:

Johnny Johannessen, NERSC, Norway

Eric Rignot, NASA JPL, USA

John Burrows, Bremen University, Germany

Alan Belward, European Commission JRC, Italy

Barry Parsons, Oxford University, UK

plus ESA’s Director of Earth observation, Volker Liebig.

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 and password 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

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