Status Report

Today’s ESA-TV coverage of Shuttle-ISS Mission STS-115

By SpaceRef Editor
September 11, 2006
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Today’s ESA-TV coverage of Shuttle-ISS Mission STS-115

Today’s transmissions of the ESA TV Service will be:

12:00-12:30 GMT Space Shuttle Crew is Welcomed on the ISS

21:00-21:30 GMT STS-115 Flight Day 3 Highlights

Background information on the transmissions:

On 11 Septemebr, as of 11:55 GMT, the hatch between the Space Shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station will be opened, and the Shuttle Crew welcomed by the resident ISS Crew.

A short welcome ceremony is scheduled for 12:20 GMT.

NASA provides daily flight day highlights for all Shuttle Missions. These are B-rolls with the best images from the past 24 hours, and of the key mission milestones.

ESA-TV provides a rebroadcast of the Flight Day Three highlights in time for late evening and breakfast news programmes, from 21:00-21:30 GMT.

Please note that the line-up time for these SCPC feeds is 5 minutes.

Satellite parameters for both feeds:

Eutelsat Atlantic Bird at 12.5 degrees West

Transponder F5, channel D (SCPC) horizontal, F=12.652 MHz, SR=6.1113 Ms/sec, FEC=3/4

For further information and a daily update of the transmission schedule, visit our website at For all enquires, contact Claus Habfast, Tel +31 71 565 3838, Fax +31 71 565 6340, e-mail

SpaceRef staff editor.