Europe and Space debris - invitation to the Press

Space debris
Space debris
19 November 2002

ESA, CNES and the French Académie Nationale de l'Air et de l'Espace cordially invite you to a presentation on the forthcoming international colloquium "Europe and Space Debris". The press conference will take place at 15:00, 21 November at CNES headquarters in Paris.

At the press conference the technical, economic and legal issues related to space debris will be outlined together with the monitoring and international cooperation measures taking place.

These issues will be discussed in detail at the international colloquium Europe and Space Debriswhich will be held on 27-28 November in Toulouse, France. The main themes for discussion at the two-day meeting are international cooperation; technical, financial and legal aspects; and monitoring of space.

This international meeting is being organised by the Académie Nationale de l'Air et de l'Espace, together with ESA and the French Space Agency CNES, and is supported by the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs.

If you wish to attend the 21 November press conference in Paris and/or the 27-28 November colloquium in Toulouse, please contact one of the following by the evening of 19 November.

ESA press service: Jocelyne Landeau-Constantin
Tel: +49 6151902696

CNES press service: Julien Guillaume
Tel: +33 01 44767687

ANAE: Martine Ségur
Tel +33 0534250380

For more information on space debris and the colloquium’s aims, visit Europe and Space Debris colloquium site

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