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ATV-4 ready for launch

Date: Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 17:00 - 17:30 GMT | 19:00 - 19:30 CEST

Type: ESA TV News

Format: 16:9

ESA's ATV-4 cargo carrier, designated "Albert Einstein", is ready for liftoff 5 June at 21:52:13GMT from the European spaceport at Kourou, French Guiana. Docking with the International Space Station is scheduled for June 15th.

This feed is expected to show final integration of the space-craft, roll-out and installation on the pad, together with soundbites from senior programme managers.

Highlights will be posted as soon as possible after transmission on the ESA TV ftp server.

More information at: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Human_Spaceflight/ATV

Satellite Parameters:

Eutelsat 10A (exW2A) @ 10degE

Txp B4 Slot4M6 (6MHz)

D/link 11102MHz Pol Y / vertical

SR 4.9373 FEC 3/4 Modulation DVBS-2/8PSK

Signal 625 SD MPEG2 420 Data rate: 10.7514 Mb/s

Audio: natural sound mono on 1 & 2 

OR

Eutelsat 7A (exW1) @ 7degE

Txp B2 Slot 2A9 (9MHz)

D/link 10960 MHz Polarisation Y / vertical

SR 6.6665 FEC 7/8 Modulation DVBS/QPSK

Signal 625 SD MPEG2 420 Data rate: 10.7514 Mb/s

Audio: natural sound mono on 1 & 2

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 or Chris Courtenay Taylor at chrisct@worldwidepictures.tv or + 44 7774 275 951