Status Report

Today on the ESA TV Service Schedule 21 Feb 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
February 21, 2001
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Today’s transmission of the ESA TV Service includes:

21-Feb-01 14:00 – 14:30 GMT

For months in space

How ESA astronauts experience long missions

Background information on the transmission:

With the qdvent of the International Space Station, long-term space missions will become the routine for most astronauts in space. Whilst arriving in zero gravity poses mainly physiological challenges, a mission of several months requires also psychological strengths and team-player capabilities.

Two ESA astronauts, Thomas Reiter and Jean-Pierre HaignÈrÈ, have each spent half a year on board Mir. In today’s tranmsission, they tell the story of long-term missions into space.

The A-roll with English voiceover is complemented by a B-roll with clean international sound.

More background information can be found on

Transmission details:Eutelsat W1 at 10 degrees East

Transponder B5, horizontal, dig ch 1 (SCPC)

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

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