13 July 2000
Farnborough International 2000 takes place from 24 to 30 July. Monday 24 is a press day, 25-28 are trade days and the Show is open to the public over the weekend of 29 and 30. ESA and BNSC share a 370 m² stand, in a building next to the media centre.
Six main themes will highlight ESA and BNSC programmes under the title "Space is working for you": Earth Observation, Astrobiology, Space Weather, Telecommunications, Satellite Navigation and Transfer of Technology.
Quarter-scale models of Envisat, GalileoSat, Soho and Cluster will be on display, together with 3-D animations of Earth observation applications and the Mars Express mission, with a full-scale model of the Beagle lander. Videoclips will be shown in all thematic areas.
ESA and BNSC films will be shown permanently in a cinema area, which will also be used for press events and other presentations.
Media representatives wishing to follow these events are kindly requested to complete the attached reply form and fax it back to ESA Media Relations Office - Fax: +33(0)188.8.131.5290 .
For further information, please contact :
ESA Media Relations Office
Tel. + 33 1 5369 7713
Fax. + 33 1 5369 7690
BNSC Information Unit
Tel: + 44 207 215 0806
Fax: + 44 207 215 0936
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