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N° 31–2010: Start-of-the-year press breakfast with ESA's Director General

16 December 2010

ESA's Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain will meet the press at ESA's headquarters in Paris on Friday 14 January 2011.

This traditional rendezvous will begin at 08:30 with breakfast, followed at 09:00 by a press briefing to go over the Agency's activities of the year just ended and take a look at the events planned for 2011.

 

The highlights of the year will include the launch and docking of the second Automated Transfer Vehicle; the missions of two ESA astronauts, Roberto Vittori and André Kuipers, to the International Space Station, as well as the continuation of the long-duration mission of Paolo Nespoli; the launch of the first satellites of the Galileo operational system; the first lift-off of Soyuz from Kourou, and the maiden flight of Vega.

Media representatives wishing to attend the press breakfast are requested to complete the online form located at:

http://www.esa.int/esaCP/SEMGGERRJHG_index_0.html

For further information, please contact:

ESA Media Relations Office
Tel: +33 1 53 69 72 99
Fax: +33 1 53 69 76 90
Email: media@esa.int

For further information:

ESA Media Relations Office

Tel: media@esa.int

Fax: +33 1 53 69 76 90