Status Report

ESOC – European Space Operations Centre / ESA TV Exchanges / 28-01-2005

By SpaceRef Editor
January 27, 2005
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

28-Jan-05 10:15 – 10:30 GMT

ESOC – European Space Operations Centre

ESA TV Exchanges

Background information on the transmission:

Replay I: 28 January 16:00-16:15 GMT

Huygens arriving at Titan; Mars Express entering an orbit around the red planet; Envisat collecting GigaBytes of information on the Earth: Europe’s most sophisticated space missions have all in common that they are controlled by ESOC, the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany, near Frankfurt.

Today’s Exchange outlines how ESA’s engineers there perform their difficulkt task. The programme includes ample recordings from main and specialised mission control rooms, as well as general and exterior views. Also background material on the missions under ESOC control has been included.

The script is on-line as a PDF document under

A preview Media Player file is available 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.