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ESA astronaut explains his science work on board ISS / / 27-06-2012
26 June 2012
European Space Agency (ESA)
The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:
ESA TV Exchanges
27-Jun-12 06:30 - 06:40 GMT
REPLAY: 27-Jun-12 15:00 - 15:10 GMT
ESA astronaut explains his science work on board ISS
Background information on the transmission:
ESA astronaut Andre Kuipers is planned to come back this 1 July, landing in the steppes of Kazakhstan in a Soyuz capsule.
This will mark the end of the 4th ESA long duration mission with a fulls erie of experiments in various domains.
From the ISS André explains what he has been doing during his more than six months stay, in particular what type of experiments he has been conducting.
This B roll is based on explanations given by the ESA astronaut on the following themes:
- Biology and human physiology
- Astronauts as laboratory subjects
- Space radiation effects
- Fluid physics in space
- Technology: tracking ships
For more info on this subject please check the script that is online as a DOC file under :
More background information can be found on http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/PromISSe/index.html.
The MPEG-2 files are on the ESA ftp server in the folder entitled :
Eutelsat 9A at 9°E, transponder 59, downlink frequency 11900.1 horizontally polarised, symbol rate 27,500 FEC 2/3.