Media invitation: Meteosat Third Generation - Imager 1 Launch
Invitation for the media to attend press briefings and launch event for MTG-I1
On 13 December, the first Meteosat Third Generation Imager satellite will launch from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.
Online pre-launch press briefing per language
Journalists are invited to the following media activities:
Journalists are also invited to attend the MTG-I1 launch event.
MTG-I1 European Launch Event at ESA’s European Space Research Centre (ESTEC)
Tuesday, 13 December
Programme (all times in CET)
18:00 Welcome and registration
18:30 Light buffet dinner
19:45 “Meteosat Third Generation: Next-generation weather and climate monitoring”
21:00 Start of live transmission from Europe’s Spaceport
22:15 End of live transmission – drinks and live music
22:45 Solar array deployment success statements
23:30 End of event and bus transfer to hotels
A variety of high-level experts and spokespersons will be available for interviews before the programme begins.
ESA - ESTEC
Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk
ESA Web TV
The English pre-launch press briefing, as well as the launch, will be streamed via ESA Web TV.
Please express interest by 2 December at 15:00 CET for the English, French and German pre-launch press briefing and by 7 December for the European Launch Event, specifying which media activity you would like to attend:
After registering, media will receive additional information and the link to join the online information session (WebEx platform) or further information regarding the European Launch Event at ESA’s ESTEC facility.
Italian hybrid event
Media representatives interested in attending the Italian hybrid event at Telespazio premises are requested to register via email by Tuesday 29 November at latest by contacting @email .