Status Report

Today on the ESA TV Service Schedule 9 Feb 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
February 9, 2001
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Today’s transmission of the ESA TV Service includes:

09-Feb-01 19:00 – 19:30 GMT

Docking of Shuttle with the Space Station

Live rebroadcast of NASA-TV

Background information on the transmission:

The docking of Shuttle mission STS-98 with the Intrbational Space Station is scheduled for today, 16:56 GMT but will not be televised live. The hatch opening and ISS crew welcome is scheduled for 18:41 GMT.

The video tape of the Shuttle/ISS docking images will be replayed starting 19:11 GMT, and the ESA TV Service rebroadcasts these images live. In addition to this during the hour long transmission there will be live images of the STS-98 crew inside the ISS meeting and greeting the Expedition One crew. The ESA TV Service transmits these images live in time for prime time broadcasting.

More background information can be found on

Transmission details:NSS-K at 21.5 degrees West

Transponder H07, dig ch 1 (MCPC), vertical

F=11.591 MHz, SR=20.150 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

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