Status Report

Weekly ISS-Astrolab Highlights #7 / ESA TV Exchanges / 06-09-2006

By SpaceRef Editor
September 5, 2006
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

06-Sep-06 09:00 – 09:30 GMT

Weekly ISS-Astrolab Highlights #7

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:

– Answers (in German) to questions by RTL anchor Peter Klöppel at an interview broadcast by RTL on 29 August. These images can now be used by all broadcasters

– Jeff Williams working with the Capillary Flow Experiment in the Destiny Laboratory

– Thomas Reiter in the Destiny Lab performing leak checks on the Microgravity Science Glovebox

– Images of the Expedition 14 Crew preparing for its launch on 18 September. Michael Lopez-Alegria and Mikhail Tyurin will join Reiter on the ISS two days later

A detailed dope sheet for the B-roll will be online early on 16 August under

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

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, vertical, channel E (SCPC, 4:2:0), F=11.163 MHz, SR=5.632 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

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SpaceRef staff editor.