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ITER TV series resumes

Senior Engineering Officer Akko Maas holds a picture of the Tokamak Pole, taken in 2007. Five years later, he is standing at the same location, but 17 metres lower ... (Click to view larger version...)
Senior Engineering Officer Akko Maas holds a picture of the Tokamak Pole, taken in 2007. Five years later, he is standing at the same location, but 17 metres lower ...
Three years ago, in the spring of 2009, the local TV network Télé Locale Provence (TLP) and the ITER Organization entered into a partnership to produce a series of didactic and entertaining programs about the ITER Project.

Six programs were produced in all, each presenting a specific aspect of the project: science, the early works on the platform, safety, the "ITER people," etc.

The series resumes this Saturday with a program entitled ITER en chantier(s) / The ITER work site(s). Special guests Akko Maas, Laurent Patisson, Ben Slee (F4E), Ken Blackler, Eric Brault (F4E) and Fabrice Simon present the work that has been accomplished over the past year in both the Tokamak Pit and the Poloidal Field Coils Winding Facility.

The program features the usual on-the-street interviews, this time in Vinon-sur-Verdon, where not everyone seems to be aware of what is happening just a few kilometres from their doorstep ...

This seventh program will begin airing this Saturday 8:00 am and 12:30 pm. It will be run on average twice daily for two weeks. (More details here.)

TLP is accessible through the TNT Digital Terrestrial Network Channel 21, the FRANSAT satellite, and the Internet "boxes" Orange, SFR and Numéricable.

ITER en chantier(s) can also be viewed on the ITER Organization Youtube channel. The six previous programs are available on the ITER web site video page (go to Video Categories and click on ITER on Local TV).



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