UK decision on ESA's Aurora Programme


You are invited to attend a media briefing at which the UK's decision on participation in the European Space Agency's 'Preparatory Phase of the European Space Exploration Programme' [ESEP - previously known as Aurora] will be announced.

Date: Friday 1st October 2004
Venue: The Royal College of Pathologists
2 Carlton House Terrace
London SW1Y 5AF
Time: 10.30am [registration from 10.00]

Lord Sainsbury, Minister for Science and Innovation
Prof. Ian Halliday, Chief Executive, Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council
Dr. Sarah Dunkin, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory and Vice President of The Royal Astronomical Society
Dr. Mike Healy, Director Earth Observation and Science, EADS Astrium

Leading scientists from the UK's planetary community will also be available for interview and comment including Prof. John Zarnecki [Open University], Dr. Monica Grady [Natural History Museum], Prof. Colin Pillinger [Open University] and Dr. Andrew Coates [Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UCL].

To register please contact Becky Farncombe in the PPARC Press Office
Tel: 44-179-344-2092
Email [email protected]

A map of how to find the Royal College of Pathologists can be found at:

Source: Eurekalert & others

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