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Rosetta fly-by of asteroid Steins: press conference (first results & images)

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).
Start time Presentation Speaker
12:00 Welcome and introduction David Southwood, Director of Science and Robotic Exploration, ESA
12:10 Rosetta: the status of the mission Gerhard Schwehm, Rosetta Mission Manager & Head of Solar System Science Operations Division, ESA
12:20 Rosetta and the study of asteroids Rita Schulz, Rosetta Project Scientist, ESA
12:30 The fly-by of Steins – stretching Rosetta’s limits Andrea Accomazzo, Rosetta Spacecraft Operations Manager, ESA
12:40 Steins: first images and results Uwe Keller, OSIRIS camera Principal Investigator, Max Planck Institut für Sonnensystemforschung
12:50 ESA's plans for asteroid and space debris monitoring Gaele Winters, Director of Operations and Infrastructure, ESA
13:00 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
24-Jun-2024 12:50 UT

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