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Aeolus launch live transmission

Date: Wed, Aug 22, 2018 | 21:00 - 22:55 GMT | 23:00 - 00:55 CEST

Type: ESA TV Live

Format: 16:9

The new planned launch date and time for the European Space Agency’s Aeolus satellite is now Wednesday August 22, 2018 at 18:20 Kourou / 21:20 Universal Time (UTC)

Follow the live launch of Aeolus on top of a Vega from Europe’s Spaceport, French Guyane.

Video transmission will be in two parts :

- Vega on its pad/ Lift Off / Ascent and flight with first Avum burn

- Aeolus Separation / Declarations

Launch highlights will be posted on ESA TV FTP server within one hour after end of video transmission. 

Login: esa
Password: ftp4esa

Live transmission will be via sat (see sat details below) or webstream at

More information at:

Satellite Parameters:

Eutelsat 7B @ 7deg East
D/link fr.: 11137.33 MHz POL X
Signal: HD 1080i/50 MPEG4/H264 4:2:0 
 SR: 4.9373 Ms/s FEC: 3/4 Mod: DVBS2/8PSK
Pilot:On Roll-off 0.2 DR:10.7514 Mbps
Audio 1 English mono
 Audio 2 French mono
Audio 3/4 Intl mono

For any inquiries regarding satellite or ftp reception please contact the ESA TV production team:
 Dominique Detain at  / tel + 33 685 114 681
Chris Courtenay Taylor at / tel + 44 7774 275 951