For information only - not an official document

7 July 2015

 Media representatives are invited to attend the

Opening of the exhibition

"My Planet from Space: Fragility and Beauty"

on Thursday 9 July from 10.00 to 15.00

at the

Visitors' Lobby, General Assembly Building, United Nations, New York

Coordinated and produced by the European Space Agency (ESA) and realized in close partnership with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), this exhibition uses spectacular satellite images and videos to demonstrate the beauty and fragility of our planet and the challenges posed by climate change.

The exhibition opening will be attended by Robert Meisner from ESA, Sinead Harvey from UNOOSA and the curator Viviana Panaccia, who will be present throughout the day on Thursday 9 July to give visiting press a tour of the exhibit and to answer questions.

Further details at:

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For further information please contact:

Sinéad Harvey
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-8718
Cell: (+43) 699 1 459-8718
Email: sinead.harvey[at]


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