Status Report

Today on the ESA TV Service Schedule 30 Jan 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
January 30, 2001
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Today’s transmission of the ESA TV Service includes:

30-Jan-01 14:00 – 14:30 GMT

Envisat B-roll

New footage to cover the Envisat media day

Background information on the transmission:

On Thursday 1 February, Europe’s media will gather at ESA’s Technical Centre ESTEC for the roll-out of Envisat.

Today’s transmission fatures an Envisat B-roll with material on ESA’s next-generation environmetal satellite, much of it released for the first time. The B-roll includes:

Recordings of Envisat development and testing at ESTEC, including various movements of the satellite between test rooms and recordings of the test teams at work;

Soundbites by Peter Brinkman – Head of Testing – ESTEC, and Jacques Louet – Envisat Programme Manager – ESTEC;

Footage of a recent launch of Ariane 5, the same launcher that will also lift Envisat into orbit,

Images of the primay Envisat ground station in Kiruna

Envisat 3-D Graphics

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