Rosetta fly-by of asteroid Steins: press conference (first results & images)
4 September 2008
First results and images from Rosetta's fly-by of asteroid Steins will be presented at a press conference, which will be webcast live, on Saturday 6 September starting at 12:00 CEST.
A number of presentations will be made during the press conference covering the Rosetta mission, the challenge of implementing the fly-by, and the first results and images.
Schedule of presentations for the
Rosetta Steins Fly-By Press Conference
|Follow this link to view the press conference: (no special plug-ins are required; the press conference will be streamed live).
|Welcome and introduction
|David Southwood, Director of Science and Robotic Exploration, ESA
|Rosetta: the status of the mission
|Gerhard Schwehm, Rosetta Mission Manager & Head of Solar System Science Operations Division, ESA
|Rosetta and the study of asteroids
|Rita Schulz, Rosetta Project Scientist, ESA
|The fly-by of Steins – stretching Rosetta’s limits
|Andrea Accomazzo, Rosetta Spacecraft Operations Manager, ESA
|Steins: first images and results
|Uwe Keller, OSIRIS camera Principal Investigator, Max Planck Institut für Sonnensystemforschung
|ESA's plans for asteroid and space debris monitoring
|Gaele Winters, Director of Operations and Infrastructure, ESA
|Questions & Answers session, followed by interview opportunities for the media
The press conference will be held at the premises of the European Space Operations Centre (ESA-ESOC), Robert-Bosch Strasse 5, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany
Last Update: 1 September 2019