"My Planet from Space: Fragility and Beauty", an exhibition of spectacular images from space, opens in the United Nations General Assembly building in New York this week. Coordinated by the European Space Agency (ESA) and realised in close partnership with UNOOSA, this exhibition, through satellite images and videos, takes visitors on a journey to some of the most beautiful and remote places on Earth to show the fragility of our planet and the challenges posed by climate change.
This exhibition is the result of our exciting partnership with ESA, who have coordinated and produced these images to address a wide audience, with particular focus on the younger generation.
The exhibition aims to increase awareness towards a more environmentally responsible lifestyle, promote the sustainable exploitation of natural resources and highlight the great potential of innovative space technology. It is divided into six main areas: Ice, Water, Atmosphere, Forests and Agriculture, Deserts and Cities.
The exhibition is open to the public from 9 July to 9 September 2015.
Media are invited to attend the opening on 9 July, 10.00 to 15.00 hrs (UN HQ, New York) - Media Advisory
Read more at ESA's dedicated webpage
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