Status Report

Today on the ESA TV Service Schedule 17 Jan 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
January 17, 2001
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Today’s transmission of the ESA TV Service includes:

17-Jan-01 14:00 – 14:30 GMT

Mir Compilation

Background footage for de-orbit coverage

Background information on the transmission:

Tomorrow, 18 January 2001 at 06:56 GMT, the Progress supply vehicle that will be used to de-orbit the Mir space station, will be launched from Baiknur in Kazachstan.

The ESA TV Service replays a 20-minute compilation on Mir and its history, as background footage for reporting on the Mir de-orbiting.

More footage will be transmitted as the de-orbiting scheudled fro 6 March will come closer.

More background information can be found on http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/space/20010112/sc/mir_s_death_date_set_–_march_6_1.html.

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.