- Press Release
- September 25, 2022
Unvraveling the Mystery of Comets / ESA TV Exchanges / 2 & 6 April 2002
The next transmission of the ESA TV Service will be:
02-Apr-02 09:15 – 09:30 GMT
Rosetta – Unvraveling the Mystery of Comets
ESA TV Exchanges
Background information on the transmission:
Replay I: 02 Apr 02 18:45 – 19:00 GMT
Replay II: 06 Apr 02 07:00 – 07:15 GMT
Please take note of the change to summertime: CEST is now GMT-2 hours.
Rosetta is ESA’s space science mission to the comet Wirtanen and is schuduled for launch in January 2003. This exciting mission is planned to orbit the comet aswell as send a lander to find out more about the composition and structure of these celestial bodies.
This transmission outlines the Rosetta mission and emphasises the difficulties faced in reaching and landing on a comet. It includes soundbites by Rosetta’s science operations Manager Detlef Koschny.
The 5-minute A-roll contains split audio with an English guide track and is complemented by a B-roll with international sound only, including sound bites with ESA scientists. The script is on-line shortly as a PDF document under http://television.esa.int/photos/EbS24533.pdf
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 http://europa.eu.int/comm/ebs/index.html
More background information can be found on http://sci.esa.int/rosetta.
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
For further information, visit our website at http://television.esa.int. For other enquires, contact Claus Habfast, Tel +31 71 565 3838, Fax +31 71 565 6340, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.