Status Report

Today on the ESA TV Service Schedule 10 Jan 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
January 10, 2001
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Today’s transmission of the ESA TV Service includes:

10-Jan-01 14:00 – 14:30 GMT

Preview 2001: ARTEMIS

ESA prepares for the next-generation satcom and navigation sevrices

Background information on the transmission:

In spring or early summer 2001, an Ariane 5 launcher will put Artemis into orbit, ESA’s next-generation telecommunications and navigation satellite.

Today’s transmission features soundbites by Gotthard Oppenh‰user, ESA’s Artemis project manager, on the mission of Artemis, its commercial prospects, and on the recent selection of Ariane 5 as the Artemis launch vehicle. In addition, the transmission includes a short edited presentation of the Artemis satellite and its mission, including 3-D computer graphics and images of satellite development.

More background information can be found on

Transmission details:Eutelsat W1 at 10 degrees East

Transponder B5, dig ch 1, horizontal

F=11.13475 MHz, SR=5.632 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

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