ATLANTIS STS-122 TO LAUNCH
The time has finally arrived for
Named after one of the greatest explorers of all time, the European Columbus Laboratory has been transferred to the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle Atlantis and now awaits its historical flight into orbit
Two European astronauts, Hans Schlegel and Léopold Eyharts from the European Space Agency ESA, will accompany Columbus on its voyage.
ARISS L/S-bands antennas have been installed on the nadir of
Atlantis Shuttle is scheduled for launch
ESA TV will provide re-broadcast of NASA
TV for the following key events:
Also, daily mission highlights will be re-broadcast from NASA (starting Fri 7 Dec at ).
All NASA TV programming is subject to last-minute changes.
The line-up time for all these SCPC feeds will be 5 minutes
More background information can be found on: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/
Satellite coordinates for Wednesday 5 December and Thursday 6 December:
Eutelsat Atlantic Bird 1 (AB1) at 12.5degW, Transponder F5, Channel C, F = 12642.75MHz, Pol = horizontal,SR = 6.1113 Ms/s, FEC = 3/4, signal MPEG2 4:2:0 in the clear
For the latest transmission schedule, go to http://television.esa.int.
Gaston Bertels – ON4WF