Status Report

Today on the ESA TV Service Schedule – 11 Jan 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
January 11, 2001
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Today’s transmission of the ESA TV Service includes:

11-Jan-01 14:00 – 14:30 GMT

Preview 2001: Claudie Andrè-Deshays

France sends an ESA astronaut to the ISS

Background information on the transmission:

The French Ministry of Research announced late last year plans that the French ESA astronaut Claudie Andrè-Deshays will be visiting the International Space Station in October 2001.

The negotiations for this mission are in the final stages. Today, the ESA TV Service transmits images of Claudie Andrè-Deshays current ISS training at Star City and soundbites with the astronaut, both recorded in November 2000. The transmission also includes images of her first mission, on Mir, back in 1996.

More background information can be found on http://www.recherche.gouv.fr/discours/2000/koptiev.htm.

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

For further information, visit our website at http://television.esa.int. For other enquires, contact Claus Habfast, Tel +31 71 565 3838, Fax +31 71 565 6340, e-mail [email protected]

SpaceRef staff editor.