Press Release

ESA announces its Future Science Missions

By SpaceRef Editor
October 11, 2000
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ESA Press Release no. 58-2000

On Friday 13 October, ESA’s Director of Science Prof. Roger Bonnet will announce the next future
scientific missions to be flown in the period 2008-2013.

The announcement will be made at ESA’s Head Office, 8-10 rue Mario Nikis in Paris, during a press breakfast starting at 08:30.

The announcement will follow a two-day meeting of ESA’s Space Science Committee (SPC), composed of Delegates from all ESA’s Member States, in Paris on 11 and 12 October. The SPC will decide – on the basis of the Space Science Advisory Committeeís (SSAC) recommendations formulated earlier in September – about the next Cornerstone (CS) and Flexi (F) Missions that will be implemented in the framework of ESA’s Horizons 2000 Programme.

Media representatives wishing to attend the event are kindly requested to fill out the accreditation form and fax it back to ESA Media Relations Office – Paris.

Please refer to ESA Press Release no.58-2000 for the press accreditation form.

For further information, please contact:

Mr. Franco Bonacina
Media Relations Office
Tel: +33 (0) 1 53 69 7155
Fax: +33 (0) 1 53 69 7690

SpaceRef staff editor.