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Media Bfg on Results of European Conf on Space Debris, Apr 2017, Darmstadt, Germany

21-Apr-2017 through 21-Apr-2017

The European Space Agency's European Space Operations Centre in Damstadt, Germany will host a media briefing on April 21, 2017 at 11:00 CEST (Central European Summer Time; 5:00 am Eastern Daylight Time) to present the results of its week-long conference on space debris.

The media briefing will be webcast live.  ESA also often archives such webcasts for later viewing.

The agenda is as follows:

All CEST time subject to change [subtract 6 hours for Eastern Daylight Time]

11:00–12:00 Presentation of conference findings to international media by panellists from ESA and other agencies/organisations.

12:00–13:00 Comments from guest speakers including Brigitte Zypries, German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy and the German national aerospace coordinator, by ESA Director General Jan Woerner and by ESA Director for Operations Rolf Densing.

Media briefing panel will include:

  • Conference chair Holger Krag, Head of the ESA Space Debris Office
  • Thomas Schildknecht, COSPAR
  • Christophe Bonnal, IAA
  • Cosimo Marzo, ASI
  • Christian Cazaux, CNES
  • Manuel Metz, DLR
  • Hugh Lewis, UKSA

During the webcast, questions may be posted to Twitter using the #askESA hashtag. A selection these will be answered in the programme.