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ESA PRE-LAUNCH NEWS CONFERENCE WITH ASTRONAUT MATTHIAS MAURER, Sept 9, 2021, Cologne, Germany/virtual, 3:00 am ET

The European Space Agency (ESA) will hold a pre-launch press conference with its astronaut, Matthias Maurer, on September 9, 2021 at 9:00 am CEST (3:00 am EDT) at ESA’s European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany and virtually.

Maurer is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on SpaceX’s Crew-3 mission no earlier than October 31, 2021.  His three crewmates are NASA astronauts Kayla Barron, Tom Marshburn and Raja Chari.

The news conference will be held in German and English and will be livestreamed at esawebtv.esa.int.

Participants are:

  • Josef Aschbacher, ESA Director General (joining remotely)
  • David Parker, ESA Director Human and Robotic Exploration (joining remotely)
  • Frank De Winne, ESA International Space Station Programme Manager and Head of EAC
  • Walther Pelzer, Director General of the German Space Agency at DLR, Member of the DLR Executive Board
  • Matthias Maurer, ESA Astronaut

Details

Date:
September 9
Time:
3:00 am - 11:00 pm