Emily LakdawallaJul 10, 2010

Where to watch the Rosetta flyby of Lutetia

A quick post to gather information on where to watch the events of today's flyby of asteroid (21) Lutetia by Rosetta:

ESA's Rosetta blog - Daniel Muller's countdown clock - ESA Operations on Twitter - DLR on Twitter (for Philae info) - Andy Rivkin on Twitter

ESA's live stream is embedded below, but can be seen at higher resolution here.

Watch live streaming video from eurospaceagency at livestream.com

Times of day for the most critical events, spacecraft event time (SCET) and Earth Received Time (ERT) for Universal Time, Central European Summer Time, U.S. Eastern Daylight Time, and U.S. Pacific Daylight Time:

UT
(SCET)
UT
(ERT)
CESTEDTPDTEvent
12:4513:1015:1009:1006:10Switch to autonomous tracking
--16:0018:0012:0009:00Start of webcast
15:4016:0518:0512:0509:05Loss of signal
15:4516:1018:1012:1009:10Closest approach
15:5516:2018:2012:2009:20End autonomous tracking
16:2016:4518:4512:4509:45Return of signal (latest)
--16:4718:4712:4709:47Webcast pause
17:4018:0620:0614:0611:06Downlink start
--21:0023:0017:0014:00Webcast resume
--21:0523:0517:0514:05Likely first image
(later if World Cup match runs overtime)
--21:4523:4517:4514:45Webcast end

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