Alexander Gerst back to Earth

Date: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 | 03:30 - 04:30 GMT | 04:30 - 05:30 CET

Type: ESA TV Live

Format: 16:9

Watch the live transmission of ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst coming back to Earth this 10 November with his Expedition 41 crewmates Russian cosmonaut Maxim Surayev and NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman.

Landing in the steppes of Kazakhstan is currently scheduled at 3:58 GMT, 9h58 Kazakhstan time.

This live transmission will show - if the weather permits - the final descent and landing of the Soyuz capsule, the crew getting out and their first moments and reactions back on Earth.

Highlights will be posted as soon as possible after transmission. Approximately 7-8 hours later there should also be highlights of the short welcoming ceremony in Kazakhstan and Alexander’s first interview comments.

This time the ESA astronaut will go directly to EAC in Cologne.

Highlights of his arrival in Germany will also be posted as soon as possible on the same ESA TV FTP news site:  Login: esa / Password: ftp4esa


For any inquiries regarding satellite or ftp reception please contact ESA TV Service:

Ingrid van De Vyver : +32 27433092 or + 32 495209541 /

More information at:

Satellite Parameters:

Eutelsat 10A @ 10degEast Transponder F06 Channel E (9MHz)

D/link freq: 12712.83 MHz Polarisation: Y/vertical

SR: 7200 FEC: 3/4 Mod: DVBS2/8PSK

Signal: 1080i/50 MPEG4 420 clear. Mono/audio PIDs open.