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ESA DG ANNUAL PRESS CONFERENCE, Jan 14, 2021, virtual, 4:30-5:30 am ET (10:30-11:30 CET)

Update, January 10:  Woerner has announced that he will step down on February 28, four months earlier than originally planned.

Original Entry: European Space Agency (ESA) Director General (DG) Jan Woerner will hold his annual beginning-of-the-year press conference on January 14, 2021 from 10:30-11:30 Central European Time (4:30-5:30 am Eastern Standard Time).

Woerner is stepping down as ESA DG on June 30 and will be succeeded by Josef Aschbacher, who will also participate in this press conference.  Aschbacher currently heads ESA’s earth science division.  Other ESA division heads also will be there.

It will be livestreamed on ESA’s website.


January 14
4:30 am - 11:00 pm