Status Report

Mars Express Update / ESA TV News / 30-11-2005

By SpaceRef Editor
November 29, 2005
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

30-Nov-05 10:15 – 10:30 GMT

Mars Express Update


Background information on the transmission:

Replay I: 30 November 16:00-16:15 GMT

Replay II: 3 December 11:45-12:00 GMT (on EbS)

ESA’s Mars Express mission is continuing its investigation of Mars, including probing below the surface of the Red Planet. Exciting findings that have been accepted for publication in “Science” will be unveiled at an ESA press conference in Paris at 16:00 GMT on 30 November 2005.

Today’s ESA TV News feed includes background on these recent findings, including new 3-D graphics and interviews with the lead scientists. The material is strictly embargoed until 16:00 GMT on 30 November 2005.

The script for the feed will be online at 16:00 GMT as a PDF file under

The press conference and all science results will be featured on a special ESA Web Page, online as of 16:00 GMT on 30 November 2005, under

Please note that this feed is NOT on “Europe by Satellite” but on an occasional use transponder, the details of which are listed below.

More background information can be found on

Transmission details:EUTELSAT W1 at 10 degrees east,

Transponder B4 middle, channel 2, vertical (SCPC), F=11089 MHz, SR=5.632 MS/sec, FEC=3/4 (uplink ident Krenotec/Belgacom tower)

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SpaceRef staff editor.