Date: Tue, Jul 29, 2014 | 21:20 - 00:50 GMT | 23:20 - 02:50 CEST
Type: ESA TV Live
ESA's ATV-5 cargo carrier, designated "George Lemaitre", is scheduled to lift off tonight at 23:47:38GMT aboard its Ariane 5 launcher from the European spaceport at Kourou, French Guiana. Docking with the International Space Station is scheduled on 12 August.
This is the 5th and last ATV Mission and the heaviest spacecraft ever launched by Europe.
The launch programme will start at 23h20 GMT and will cover the Ariane flight until ATV separation, followed by ATV's solar array deployment and then management statements.
Live transmission will end some 1h40 minutes after lift off.
More information at: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Human_Spaceflight/ATV
EUTELSAT 7A @ 7 deg East TXP B2 SLOT 2G 12MHz
DOWNLINK FR: 10997.5 MHz POL Y/vertical
SR: 9.875Ms/s FEC: 3/4 Mod: DVBS2 8PSK
SIGNAL: HD 16:9 1080i/50 MPEG4(H264) 4:2:0 DR:21.503 Mbps
AUDIO:1 mono Fr
AUDIO:2 mono Eng
Highlights will also be available within 1 hour after transmission on the ESA TV ftp server:
Please remember to use a ftp client as direct download access is not possible.
For any inquiries please contact the ESA TV production team:
Dominique Detain at email@example.com or + 33 685 114 681
Chris Courtenay Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org or + 44 7774 275 951.