ESA will participate in the Moscow Aerospace '93, the international specialized trade fair for Aerospace and Airport equipment, open from 31 August to 5 September 1993. Leading aerospace companies from the CIS, the USA, Eastern and Western European countries, as well as national and international organisations, will gather on the fair grounds of "Krasnaja Presnja" in Moscow for a six day open window on planes, space, avionics, aircraft equipment, helicopters, propulsion and Research and Development.
Several hundred thousand visitors are expected to attend this event that also includes a presentation of aircraft at the Central Airport of Moscow and flying displays at the Airport of the Institute Lii at Zhukowsky (65 Km from Moscow).
In the context of the specialized trade fair, in the "Krasnaja Presnja" fair ground, ESA will be featuring an exhibition covering the current programmes and particularly Earth Observation and Space Transportation Systems. The 250 sqm ESA stand will find place in Hall 1, where also Russian institutions and trading companies are located.
In the afternoon of 30 August (the day before the official opening), after the inauguration Press Conference, ESA will present its activities and will introduce to the press the four ESA astronauts currently training for MIR flights in 1994 and 1995. On 31 August a visit to Star City is being organised for the media. Further details on these two events will be specified at a later date.
News media wishing to attend the ESA event and/or visit Star City in the framework of Moscow Aerospace '93 are kindly invited to fill in the attached form and return it to ESA Public Relations, preferably by fax (Fax. nr. + 33 1 42 73 76 90).
For accreditation and invitations (needed to obtain Visa for Russia) please apply directly to the Organizer of Moscow Aerospace '93:
Helbig Industriemessen - Mr. E. Fichtner/ Ms. B. Tyl
8480 Weiden- Germany
Tel. + 49- 961 33 028 - Fax. + 49- 961 37 449