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Expedition 36 "Volare" launcher ready in Baikonur

Date: Sun, May 26, 2013 | 10:00 - 11:00 GMT | 12:00 - 13:00 CEST

Type: ESA TV News

Format: 16:9

The Expedition 36 crew, with Italian ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, arrived in Baikonur on May 16 for their final mission preparations prior to launch on 29 May. This feed shows the Soyuz launcher-spacecraft composite rolled out to the pad and rotated to the vertical position.

The feed is expected to include:

- mating of the Soyuz TMA capsule to the launcher at the assembly building

- roll-out to the launch pad

- rotation to vertical and securing for launch

- soundbites from key team members

 More information can be found at:

http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Human_Spaceflight/Volare

Satellite Parameters:

HD:
Eutelsat 10A (@ 10 deg East)
Txp B5 Ch E 9 MHz
D/link freq: 11162.83 polarisation X / horizontal
Signal: MPEG4 4:2:0 720p50 SR 4.841518 FEC 5/6 Mod DVB-S2/8PSK intl mono audio

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