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Mars Express Symposium Report / ESA TV Exchanges / 25-02-2005

Status Report From: ESA Broadcast Centre
Posted: Thursday, February 24, 2005

The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

25-Feb-05 10:15 - 10:30 GMT

Mars Express Symposium Report

ESA TV Exchanges

Background information on the transmission:

Replay I: 25 February 16:00-16:15 GMT

Replay II: 26 February 12:00-12:15 GMT

Mars Express is delivering an avalanche of scientific data of that is changing the way in which we think about the Red Planet. Two hundred scientists are currently attending the first Mars Express science conference at ESA's ESTEC Establishment in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. Discussions cover all aspects of this ground-breaking investigation, from an historical perspective to the latest surprising findings.

Members of the media are invited to a conference summary on Friday 25 February, at 14:00 CET. During the briefing, lasting about an hour, the Principal Investigators of all active experiments on board Mars Express will summarise the major scientific achievements of the first year in orbit and outline the plans for future research

Today's transmission has been edited from atmo footage and interviews shot on Monday 21 February at the conference, and provides background material for media unable to attend the briefing in the Netherlands.

The script will be on-line as a PDF document under http://television.esa.int/photos/EbS38435

This ESA TV Exchanges feed is transmitted by the European Commission's "Europe by Satellite" (EbS) service. You can find the complete transmission schedule and download scripts and shot lists, also for ESA TV items, from the EbS Web site at http://europa.eu.int/comm/ebs/schedule.cfm

More background information can be found on http://www.congrex.nl/05C05 (click on PROGRAMME, upper left corner).

Transmission details:EUTELSAT HOT BIRD at 13 East (DVB/MPEG-2)

Horizontal, F=12,476 MHz (MCPC, Europe by Satellite)

SR=27,500 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

For further information, visit our website at http://television.esa.int. For other enquires, contact Claus Habfast, Tel +31 71 565 3838, Fax +31 71 565 6340, e-mail claus.habfast@esa.int.

With kind regards

ESA TV Service

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