PR 29-1994: Spotlight on Cluster
29 September 1994At the end of 1995, Cluster, an ambitious European Space Agency science project using four identical spacecraft to study the Earth's magnetosphere, will be launched from Europe's spaceport in Kourou by the first Ariane 5 launcher.
For the first and only time during the development and construction of Cluster, all four satellites will be together in the space testing facilities of IABG in Munich. On this unique occasion, ESA invites you, and in particular the visual media, to a joint ESA/Industry briefing on the Cluster project at 10:30 on Tuesday, 11 October at IABG, Einsteinstrasse 20, Ottobrunn (Germany).
After the meeting, ESA and Industry representatives as well as mission specialists will be available for interviews. A detailed agenda is enclosed. If you intend to participate please return the attached registration form by fax (33.1) 220.127.116.11 to ESA Public Relations Division.
Tuesday 11 October 1994 - IABG (Munich)
09:30 Welcome and first photo opportunity
10:30-10:35 Welcome by IABG Director
10:35-10:40 Introduction by Kurt-Johann Gluitz, Dornier, Vice-President Satellite Systems
10:40-10:55 The ESA science programme by Roger Bonnet, Director of the ESA Science programme
10:55-11:10 The mission overview by Rudi Schmidt, ESA, Cluster Project Scientist
11:10-11:20 The Cluster project by John Credland, ESA Cluster Project Manager
11:20-11:30 Cluster and the European Industry by Gunther Lehn, Dornier Cluster Project Manager 11:30-12:00 Question and answer session
12:00-14:00 Interviews and buffet lunch
13:00-14:00 Second photo opportunity