Status Report

Pre-event media briefing on Huygens mission / ESA TV Live / 13-01-2005

By SpaceRef Editor
January 13, 2005
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The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:

13-Jan-05 16:00 – 16:30 GMT

LIVE: Pre-event media briefing on Huygens mission


Background information on the transmission:

The Huygens probe will dive into the atmosphere of Titan, on 14 January 2005.

This pre-event status report will give an overview of events expected the following day, and report on the status of the various means of tracking and data reception and processing.


Jean-Pierre Lebreton, ESA Huygens Project Scientist

Claudio Sollazzo, ESA Huygens Operations Manager

Mark Dahl, NASA Cassini-Huygens Programme Executive

The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperation between NASA, the European Space Agency and ASI, the Italian Space Agency.

More background information can be found on

Transmission details: Eutelsat W1 at 10 degrees East

Transponder B4, vertical, middle channel 1

F=11.0795 MHz, SR=5.632 MS/sec, FEC=3/4

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