Shuttle mission STS-122 to deliver the European Columbus laboratory module
to the ISS is on schedule for its December 6th launch.
And, the ISS will be visible for a short periods (going into Earth shadow)
between the 5th and 10th of December from UK and Europe.
Hopefully with clear skies we'll see both - if but for a short period.
_www.heavens-above.com_ (http://www.heavens-above.com) for predictions from
NASA TV will televise the launch both via satellite and web - details:
And I'm sure ESA TV will also cover the launch live - via Sirius 2 at 4.8
Details will be at _http://television.esa.int/_ (http://television.esa.int/)
ESA PR 35-2007. With NASA’s announcement today of the launch of Space
Shuttle Atlantis on 6 December, ESA astronauts Hans Schlegel, from Germany, and
Leopold Eyharts, from France, are set to carry ESA’s Columbus laboratory to the
International Space Station.
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