- Press Release
- Dec 7, 2022
ESA TV coverage of Venus Express Arrival simulcast on Eutelsat Hot Bird
Eutelsat W2 at 16 degrees East, Transponder B5 middle, horizontal, channel 5, F=11.151 MHz, SR=5.632 MS/sec, FEC=3/4
For the general public:
Eutelsat Hot Bird 1 at 13 degrees east, Transponder 2, vertical, F=11.242 MHz, SR=27500 MS/sec, FEC=3/4, Channel id “Eutelsat”. As of 10 April mid-day, an ESA logo will be transmitted on this channel.
The schedule on 11 April is:
07:10-08:15 GMT Venus Express Arrives at Destination – live images and mission commentary from the Main control Room of ESOC in Darmstadt-Germany.
10:00-11:00 GMT Orbit insertion highlights (B-roll format, approx 10 minutes) followed by the press conference where the outcome of the operation is announced.
A detailed running order for the segment 07:10-08:15 GMT will be posted on the ESA TV Website on Sunday 9 April in the late afternoon.
For further information and a daily update of the transmission schedule, visit our website at http://television.esa.int. For all enquires, contact Claus Habfast, Tel +31 71 565 3838, Fax +31 71 565 6340, e-mail email@example.com.