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Europe's new astronauts will be presented to the media
Science & Exploration

ESA presents new European astronauts – follow the press conference live

19/05/2009 987 views 1 likes
ESA / Science & Exploration / Human and Robotic Exploration / European Astronaut Selection

Follow the press conference to present Europe's new astronauts live on the ESA website from 13:15 CEST (11:15 UT) on 20 May. Live coverage is also available via satellite. Jean-Jacques Dordain, ESA Director General, and Simonetta Di Pippo, ESA Director of Human Spaceflight, will present the new astronauts at ESA Headquarters.

Programme

13:15 - Introduction of the new ESA astronauts by Jean-Jacques Dordain, ESA Director General, and Simonetta Di Pippo, ESA Director of Human Spaceflight
13:30 - The new ESA astronauts introduce themselves
14:00 - Questions and Answers
14:15 – End of press conference

Satellite coordinates

Eutelsat W2A (@10° Est) - Transponder D05 - Channel C
Downlink: 11.54091 GHz - Vertical Polarisation
Modulation: DVB-S QPSK
FEC: 3/4
Symbol rate: 6.1113

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