Status Report

Today on the ESA TV Service Schedule 28 Feb 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
February 28, 2001
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Today’s transmission of the ESA TV Service includes:

28-Feb-01 13:45 – 14:00 GMT

Lunar explorer Video News Release

Pre-event footage for a Convention in Paris

Background information on the transmission:

This transmission is a re-feed of yesterday when the transmission had to be cancelled due to logistical reasons.

The 1st Convention of Lunar Explorers will be held 8-10 March 2001 in Paris, at the Palais de la DÈcouverte.

A main objective of this convention is to present ESA’s SMART-1 mission to the Moon to the public and the press.

Today’s transmission includes background pre-event footage for this event, including 3-D graphics of SMART-1, atmo footage from the Palais de la DÈcouverte in Paris, and soundbites by Bernard Foing and Giuseppe Racca from ESA’s SMART-1 programme.

More background information can be found on

28-Feb-01 14:00 – 14:30 GMT

Int Space Station Status

Live rebroadcast of a NASA-TV Briefing

Background information on the transmission:

Before every Shuttle mission to the International Space Station, NADSA provides a media briefing on the status on the assembly and operational status of the Station.

The ESA TV Service rebroadcasts this briefing live, from NASA-TV

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=5.631 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

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