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Cassini-Huygens Arrival at Saturn Highlights / ESA TV Exchanges / 09-07-2004

By SpaceRef Editor
July 8, 2004
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

09-Jul-04 09:15 – 09:30 GMT

Cassini-Huygens Arrival at Saturn Highlights

ESA TV Exchanges

Background information on the transmission:

Replay I: 9 July 18:45-19:00 GMT

Replay II: 10 July 13:15 – 13:30 GMT

One week after the arrival of Cassini-Huygens at Saturn this Exchange provides a summary of the events of lqst week plus, more importantly, an overview of the scientific observations and results obtained since the early morning of 1 July. On 2 July, Cassini-Huygens already passed by close to Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, of which it revelaed details never seen before … indeed a taste of the wealth of observations expected in the next four years, and useful information to plan for the arrival of the Huygens probe at Titan in January 2004.

The programme includes an A-roll of five minutes (split audio – English voiceover) and a B-roll of 8 minutes with clean international sound.

The script will be on-line as a PDF document under

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

More background information can be found on

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

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SpaceRef staff editor.