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    UNIS/MA/110
    7 July 2015

    MEDIA ADVISORY

    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: http://www.unoosa.org/oosa/events/my-planet-from-space.html

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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]unoosa.org