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N° 1–1995: Ulf Merbold's recounts his spaceflight experience on Mir

26 January 1995

On Thursday 9 February 1995 ESA astronaut Ulf Merbold will relate his experiences onboard the Russian space station Mir and the EUROMIR 94 mission to the media.

The presentation will take place at 10h00 at Noordwijk Space Expo, the visitors' centre of ESA's Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in The Netherlands.

The programme which will last approximately two hours and be supported by video and slides, includes a detailed presentation and debriefing on the flight which lasted from 3 October to 4 November 1994. Information will also be presented on the EUROMIR 95 mission, for which two other astronauts, Christer Fuglesang from Sweden and Thomas Reiter from Germany, are now in training.

The media will also be allocated adequate time for individual interviews with Ulf Merbold.

Journalists intending to participate are kindly invited to re the attached reply form, preferably by fax to the ESTEC Public Relations Office (Fax: + 31.1719.17400).

For additional information please call the ESTEC PR Office on + 31. 1719.83006.