Status Report

ESA TV Coverage of Huygens Mission in week 10-15 January 2005

By SpaceRef Editor
January 7, 2005
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ESA TV Coverage of Huygens Mission in week 10-15 January 2005

On Friday 14 January, the Huygens probe will arrive at Titan and dive into the atmosphere of Saturn’s largest moon. ESA TV will provide extensive live coverage of this event, as follows:

11-Jan 13:00-13:15 GMT EXCHANGE: Christiaan Huygens – A Dutchman to the Stars (2 replays)

13-Jan 10:00-10:15 GMT Pre-event VNR: Huygens Arriving at Titan (1 replay)

13-Jan 16:00-16:30 GMT LIVE: Pre-event media briefing on Huygens mission

14-Jan 08:00-15:30 GMT LIVE: Huygens Probe Arrival at Titan (four live segments of between 30 and 75 minutes duration)

14-Jan 12:30-13:00 GMT LIVE: Media briefing on Huygens mission status

14-Jan as of 17:15 GMT LIVE: Media briefing on Huygens mission outcome

14-Jan 22:00-22:20 GMT LIVE: Review of the Day – First images and sounds from Huygens?

15-Jan 10:00-11:15 LIVE: Media briefing on Huygens science data

All transmission and satellite details are online under

More information on the content of the live programming and the participants at the press briefings can be found in

The detailed minuted running orders of the live transmissions will be online on the ESA TV Website as of the evening of 11 January 2005, under the same URL.

Separate mailings will be made, 24-36 hours before each transmission, to confirm their content, transmission details and the schedule.

For further information and a daily update of the transmission schedule, visit our website at For all enquires, contact Claus Habfast, Tel +31 71 565 3838, Fax +31 71 565 6340, e-mail

SpaceRef staff editor.