Status Report

Weekly ISS-Astrolab Highlights #6 / ESA TV Exchanges / 30-08-2006

By SpaceRef Editor
August 29, 2006
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

30-Aug-06 09:00 – 09:30 GMT

Weekly ISS-Astrolab Highlights #6

ESA TV Exchanges

Background information on the transmission:

On 6 July 2006, German ESA astronaut Thomas Reiter joined the permanent ISS Expedition 13 Crew.

ESA-TV provides weekly ISS-Astrolab Highlights featuring the best images received during the past seven days.

This week’s highlights will cover inter alia the following:

– Preparations of the ISS Crew for the arrvial of the (now postponed) Shuttle Mission, STS-115

– Images of tropical storm Ernesto taken by the ISS Crew

– Highlights of an in-flight event on 27 August where Thomas Reiter spoke live with the German Minister of Defence, Franz-Josef Jung, at an Open Door Event of the German government in Berlin.

A detailed dope sheet for the B-roll will be online early on 30 August under

Please note that the run time of this transmission is 15 minutes.

Please note that the frequency of this feed has changed compared to the previous five Astrolab Highlights

The line-up time for this SCPC feed is 5 minutes.

More background information can be found on

Transmission details:Eutelsat W2 at 16 degrees East, transponder B6, channel D, F=11.154 MHz, horizontal, SR=5.632 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

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SpaceRef staff editor.