Status Report

Today on the ESA TV Service Schedule 12 Jan 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
January 12, 2001
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Today’s transmission of the ESA TV Service includes:

12-Jan-01 14:00 – 14:30 GMT

Preview 2001: Umberto Guidoni

Italians ESA astronaut en route to the ISS

Background information on the transmission:

The Italian ESA astronaut Umberto Guidoni is assigned to the STS-100 mission, which will carry the second of two Multi-Purpose Logistics Modules that the Italian Space Agency ASI provides for the International Space Station. The mission is scheduled for the spring of 2001 and will also carry the
Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS), the Canadian Robotics Arm that will be extensively used to assemble the ISS.

UMberto Guidoni will be the first European to visit the Station. Today’s tranmsmission includes recent
soundbites by Umberto Guidoni in Italian and English, plus some background footage on the development of the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module.

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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