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Sentinel Soyouz Launch Live (change of satellite parameters)

Date: Thu, Apr 03, 2014 | 20:30 - 21:59 GMT | 22:30 - 23:59 CEST

Type: ESA TV Live

Format: 16:9

Follow the Live Video transmission of Sentinel 1A from Europe’s spaceport in French Guyane on top of the legendary Soyuz.

Sentinel is the first satellite of the Copernicus programme, previously known as the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security programme (GMES).

Sentinel 1 is a polar-orbiting satellite system for a radar mission to provide an all-weather day-and-night imagery.

The Video Transmission will start 15 minutes before launch scheduled at 21h02 GMT, covering the ascent and all phases of the flight until Payload separation at + 24 minutes. 

As soon as possible after the TV transmission, launch highlights will be posted on ESA TV ftp server:


Login: esa

Password: ftp4esa

Ahead of the start of Arianespace  / ESA TV transmission live images of the Soyuz Launch Pad will be aired.

More information at:

Satellite Parameters:

EUTELSAT 10A @ 10 deg East TXP F06 SLOT FJ 12MHz
DOWNLINK FR:12705.33 MHZ POL Y/vertical
SR: 9.875Ms/s FEC: ¾ MOD: DVBS2 8PSK
SIGNAL: HD 16:9 1080i/50 MPEG4/H264 420 21.503 Mbps
AUDIO:1 mono
AUDIO:2 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



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