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Ariane VA233 / Galileo Sat 15, 16, 17, 18 LIVE

Date: Thu, Nov 17, 2016 | 12:30 - 17:45 GMT | 13:30 - 18:45 CET

Type: ESA TV Live

Format: 16:9

Follow the launch of Galileo satellites on top of Ariane 5.

Lift off is scheduled at 10:06 Kourou, 13h06 GMT this 17 November from Europe’ Spaceport in French Guyane.

This mission will mark the first use of Ariane 5 to loft spacecraft for Europe’s Galileo global navigation system.

The transmission will be in two parts (Time in GMT):

- 12h36 - 13h29 : lift-off, ascent and first phases of flight.

- 16h30 - 17h45 : Satellite separations (2 by 2) and final statements.

Launch highlights will be posted on ESA TV FTP server within one hour after end of video transmission.
 Server: tvdownload.esa.int
 Login: esa
Password: ftp4esa

Test transmission will be on 16 November 14h00-14h30 GMT .

 

More information at: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Navigation

Satellite Parameters:

Eutelsat 7B @ 7deg East
Transponder: B5 Channel: 5A (12MHz)
D/link Fr: 11128.33 MHz Polarisation: X/horizontal
Signal: 1080/50 MPEG4 4:2:0 (H264) clear
SR: 9.875 FEC: 3/4 Mod: DVBS2/8PSK
Pilot: On Roll-off: 0.2 DR: 21.503
Audio 1: English mono
Audio 2: French mono

For any inquiries regarding satellite or ftp reception please contact the ESA TV production team:
Dominique Detain at dominique.detain@esa.int  / tel + 33 685 114 681
Chris Courtenay Taylor at chrisct@worldwidepictures.tv / tel + 44 7774 275 951