Status Report

ESA TV: Galileo – The World’s Best Navigation System

By SpaceRef Editor
December 8, 2005
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

09-Dec-05 09:45 – 10:00 GMT

Galileo – The World’s Best Navigation System

ESA TV Exchanges

Background information on the transmission:

Replay I: 9 December 16:00-16:15 GMT

Replay II: 10 December 11:30-11:45 GMT

On 26 December at 05:30 GMT, the first satellte of Europe’s Galileo navigation system will be launched. Today’s Exchange outlines why Galileo will become when completed, the world’s best system for positioning, for navigation and for many more services.

The script is online as a PDF file under

A pre-view video clip can be downloaded from (Media Player, 2.7 MB) or (Quicktime 9.8 MB)

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.