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Galileo Soyuz launch Live from Kourou

Date: Thu, Dec 17, 2015 | 11:15 - 17:30 GMT | 12:15 - 18:30 CET

Type: ESA TV Live

Format: 16:9

Follow the launch of the 11th and 12th Galileo satellites aboard the legendary Soyuz from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.

Lift off is scheduled at 11:51 GMT (08:51 Kourou time).

Video transmission will be in two parts:

- Soyuz on its pad/ Lift Off / Ascent and first Fregat burn : 11h15-12h30 GMT

- 2nd Fregat burn / Satellites separation / Declarations: 15h15- 17h30 GMT

Launch highlights will be posted on ESA TV FTP server within one hour after end of video transmission. 

Server: tvdownload.esa.int
 Login: esa
Password: ftp4esa

Test transmission on same coordinates as below 16 Dec 1300-1330GMT

 

More information at: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Navigation/The_future_-_Galileo/What_is_Galileo

Satellite Parameters:

EUTELSAT 7B @ 7 deg East TXP B3 SLOT 3N 6MHz
 DOWNLINK Fr: 11108 MHZ POL X/horizontal
 Signal: HD 1080i 50Hz MPEG4/H.264 4:2:0 Clear
 Mod: DVB-S2/8PSK SR:4.9373 Ms/s FEC 3/4
 Pilot:on Roll-off 0.20 DR: 10.7514 Mbps
 Audio 1: English
Audio2: French

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