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Samantha Cristoforetti Landing

Date: Thu, Jun 11, 2015 | 13:00 - 14:30 GMT | 15:00 - 16:30 CEST

Type: ESA TV Live

Format: 16:9

Watch the live transmission of ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti coming back to Earth with her Expedition 41S crewmates Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and NASA astronaut Terry Virts.

Landing in the steppes of Kazakhstan is currently scheduled at 13:43 GMT, 19:43 Kazakhstan time  on 11 June.

This live transmission will show - if the weather permits - the final descent and landing of the Soyuz capsule, the crew getting out and their first moments and reactions back on Earth.

Highlights will be posted as soon as possible after transmission.

Approximately 7-8 hours later there should also be highlights of the short welcoming ceremony in Kazakhstan and Samantha's first interview back on Earth.

For more information contact ESA TV Team:

Dominique Detain at or +33 685 114 681

Chris Courtenay Taylor at or +44 7774 275 951.

More information at:

Satellite Parameters:

Eutelsat 10A @ 10degEast

Transponder B5 Channel E (9MHz)

Downlink freq: 11,162.83 MHz Poarisation: X/horizontal

Symbol rate: 7200 MS/s FEC: 3/4 Mod: DVB-S2/8PSK

Signal: HD 1080i/50 MPEG4 4:2:0 Clear/no encryption

Audio: all mono