EbS * Replay: ESA Astronaut Appointed for Shuttle Mission in 2007

Replay: ESA Astronaut Appointed for Shuttle Mission in 2007

On 19 June at 10:00 GMT, NASA and ESA will announce the appointment of an ESA astronaut to a Shuttle mission in 2007.

ESA will at that moment issue a press release with the name of the astronaut and the mission for which he is assigned.

Today’s transmission includes a B-roll with training images of the astronaut in question from 2003 plus more recent images shot on 9 June 2006 in Cape Canaveral.

The shot list will be posted on 19 June at 10:00 GMT under http://television.esa.int/photos/EbS46710.pdf

The images are embargoed until that moment.

On 19 June, the astronaut will be in Europe and interview requests can be addressed to media@esa.int or Tel +33 1 5369 7155

Satellite interviews/live shots are not possible.

This ESA TV Exchanges feed is transmitted by the European Commission’s “Europe by Satellite” (EbS) service. You can find the complete transmission schedule and download scripts and shot lists, also for ESA TV items, from the EbS Web site at http://europa.eu.int/comm/ebs/schedule.cfm

More backgroud information can be found on: http://www.esa.int

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