3 January 2006
Press conferences, exhibitions, launches, and much more. Here is the list of the main communication activities ESA will be involved in this year. Pencil them in into your diaries.
ESA Director General meets the press at ESA Head Office, Paris.
“Au-delà du bleu du ciel”, astronaut film avant-première, Cité de l’Espace, Toulouse (21/02) and ESA/EAC, Cologne (22/02).
“Citizens Jury on Space Exploration”, Science Museum, London.
Ariane 5 ECA launch - Kourou, French Guiana - HOTBIRD 7A/SPAINSAT
ESA/CNES conference on 15 years of progress radar Altimetry, Venice Italy.
“Nights of the astronauts”, Barcelona, Spain.
Oceanology International – London, UK.
Press conference at Cosmo Caixa to announce the ESA permanent exhibit and the opening of the Education office – Barcelona, Spain.
42nd and 43rd ESA Parabolic flight Campaign, Airport Bordeaux-Blagnac, France
EGU, European Geoscience Union, General Assembly 2006, Vienna, Austria.
ERA Press Day, Dutch Space, Leiden, the Netherlands
ESA Participation at MIP-TV, Cannes, France.
Venus Express Orbit Insertion; event at ESA/ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany.
Global Monitoring for Environment and Security Conference (19/20 April) and exhibition, Graz, Austria.
Launch of Maxus 7 from Esrange, Kiruna, Sweden
Columbus Day at Bremen, Germany : EADS presentation of the Columbus laboratori with its experiment facilities assembled
ILA 2006 (Internationale Luft-und Raumfahrt Ausstellung) exhibition, Berlin, Germany.
Ariane 5 ECA launch - Kourou, French Guiana - SATMEX 6-THAICOM 5
Columbus delivered to KSC from EADS, Bremen, Germanmy
ECSITE, European Collaborative for Science and Technical Exhibitions, Annual Conference, Technolpole/ Mechelen. Belgium.
Salon Européen de la Recherche et de l’Innovation, Paris, France.
SpaceOps Conference and exhibition, Rome Italy.
Launch of ESA Astronaut Thomas Reiter from KSC, Florida for long-duration mission "Astolab" on STS-121/ULF-1.1 with ESA equipment.
Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF), Munich, Germany.
Farnborough International Airshow, Farnborough, United-Kingdom.
Ariane 5 launch - Kourou, French Guiana - JCSAT-10-SYRACUSE 3B
End of SMART-1 mission (spacecraft to crash on the Moon).
Opening of Spaceflight and Universe Exhibition at Landes Museum fur Technik und Arbeit, Mannheim, Germany (open till October 2006).
Ariane 5 ECA launch - Kourou, French Guiana - DIRECTV 9S-OPTUS D1
Launch of MetOp from Baikonur (Kasakhstan)
57th IAC Congress at City of Arts and Science, Valencia, Spain.
44th ESA Parabolic Flight Campaign, Airport Bordeaux-Blagnac, France.
Launch of Corot satellite on Soyuz from Baikonur, Kazakhstan
Mission of ESA astronaut Christer Fuglesang on Space Shuttle mission STS-116 to the International Space Station.
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