Release of Final Report by Columbia Investigation Board / ESA TV Live / 26-08-2003

Status Report From: ESA Broadcast Centre
Posted: Monday, August 25, 2003

The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

26-Aug-03 15:00 - 16:00 GMT

Release of Final Report by Columbia Investigation Board


Background information on the transmission:

The Columbia Accident Investigation Board will hold a press briefing to discuss its final report on the cause of the 1 February 2003 Space Shuttle accident, on Tuesday, 26 August 2003 at 15:00 GMT, in Washington.

Board Chairman retired Admiral Harold W. "Hal" Gehman Jr. and other board members will review the contents of the report and will answer questions from the press.

The report also will be posted to the CAIB website,, at 14:00 GMT that morning.

The ESA TV Service rebroadcasts live the the pooled, three-camera switched feed of the press briefing, which is broadcast on NASA-TV.

More background information can be found on

Transmission details: Atlantic Bird 1 at 12.5 degrees West

Transponder B1, vertical, dig ch. A (MCPC 625/50)

F=11014 MHz, SR=20150 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

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With kind regards

ESA TV Service

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