Date: Fri, Sep 30, 2016 | 07:45 - 12:15 GMT | 09:45 - 14:15 CEST
Type: ESA TV Live
Follow Rosetta's End of Mission with its controlled descent to the surface of the Comet.
The final hours of descent will enable Rosetta to make many once-in-a-lifetime measurements, including very-high-resolution imaging, boosting Rosetta’s science return with precious close-up data achievable only through such a unique conclusion.
07:45 GMT / 09:45 CET: Start of live transmission from ESOC Rosetta main control room (MCR)
08:00GMT / 10:00 CET: Rosetta last command
ESA live all the way with clean feed images from MCR for broadcasters
10:30 GMT / 12:20 CEST: Start of ESA programme for sat and web with cameras at ESOC in Rosetta MCR, Principal Investigators Scientific Area and Conference Room
11:20 GMT / 13:20 CEST: Rosetta touchdown on Churyumov–Gerasimenko (+/- 2 minutes)
12:15 GMT / 14:15 CEST: end of live transmission
As soon as possible : Rosetta highlights on ESA TV FTP*
Live Transmission on satellite will offer clean feed with audio separate channels with international sound and ESA Programme.
All points (ESOC MCR cams + programme) will be made available for broadcasters as isolated clean feed sources via a multiplexer at ESOC.
ESA TV will edit highlights along the day and put them in a dedicated folder "Rosetta Grand Finale" on ESA TV FTP news site.
More information at: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Rosetta
Eutelsat 10A @ 10degEast
Transponder B5 Channel B (9MHz)
D/link freq: 11135.83 MHz Polarisation X/horizontal
Signal: HD 1080i/50 MPEG4 420 clear SR: 7.200 FEC: ¾ Mod: DVBS2/8PSK
Audio 1: commentated mix
Audio 2: international
Audio mono/PIDs open
For any inquiries regarding satellite or ftp reception please contact the ESA TV production team:
Dominique Detain at firstname.lastname@example.org / tel + 33 685 114 681
Chris Courtenay Taylor at email@example.com / tel + 44 7774 275 951