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Giove Launch – final launch preparations / ESA TV News / 27-12-2005

By SpaceRef Editor
December 26, 2005
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

27-Dec-05 10:00 – 10:15 GMT

Giove Launch – final launch preparations


Background information on the transmission:

On the day before the launch of Giove, the first Galileo navigation satellite, images of last launch preparations -including roll-out of the Soyuz launcher to the launch pad-are ,fed directly from Baikonur.

This feed includes a 15-minute B-roll edit at the top of the hour. Thereafter, some 35-40 minutes of additional material are transmitted covering the same subject in more detail.

More background information can be found on

Transmission details:Eutelsat W2 at 16 degrees East

Transponder B6, vertical, channel C (SCPC)

F = 11.145 MHz, SR = 5.632, FEC = 3/4

(Uplink ident from Moscow)

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